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National convention of 'War Decorated India' begins

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

The two-day national convention of War Decorated began at the Manekshaw Auditorium in Chandimandir, the headquarters of the Western Command, near here, on Friday.

"Some living gallantry award winners and relatives of the deceased awardees attended the Convention. Next of kin, relatives of the awardees were felicitated today," a said here.

Among awardees, the relatives of Late Naib Subedar Nand Singh (Sikh Regiment), Late Subedar Ram Sarup Singh (1 Punjab) and Late Badlu Ram (Cavalry) were felicitated, he said.

Among Param Vir Chakra awardees, relatives of Late Col and Late Subedar Joginder Singh (Sikh Regiment) were felicitated.

Among awardees those felicitated were the relatives of late (Dogra), late (Regiment), late (Signals), late Lt Ved Prakash Trehan (Rajputana Rifles), late Sepoy Anusuya Prasad (Mahar Regiment) and late (Regiment Civilian Porter) .

of Staff addressed the convention.

"Serving military men draw inspiration from such brave hearts who fought valiantly for the motherland and many of them laid down their lives," Bali said.



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 18:38 IST