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Army Chief Bipin Rawat receives PVSM from Prez Kovind

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of Staff was conferred with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal by on Thursday for distinguished services.

The medal was presented to Gen. Rawat at a Defence Investiture Ceremony held in

Army's Sepoy VrahmaPal Singh and jawans and were decorated with the Kirti Chakra, India's second highest peacetime gallantry award, posthumously.

of 20 was conferred with the Kirti Chakra for killing three terrorists in close combat along the Line of Control in sector of

Twelve officers and jawans from the and were also decorated with the Shaurya Chakra, the third highest peacetime gallantry award.

Vice M Venkaiah Naidu, and were present on the occasion.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 12:50 IST