Gallantry Awards For Army & Defence Personnel On I-Day 2018

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New Delhi: The official list of gallantry award winners was released by the Defence Ministry on the eve of the 72nd Independence Day.

Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh of the Rajput Regiment, who laid down his life fighting with terrorists in a fierce encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama last year, was posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra – the country’s second highest peacetime bravery award.

Here is the list of Personnel being conferred gallantry awards on the occasion of I-Day 2018:-

KIRTI CHAKRA

1. 3007678Y SEP VRAHMA PAL SINGH, RAJPUT, 44 RR (POSTHUMOUS)

SHAURYA CHAKRA

1. IC-62648Y LT COL ARJUN SHARMA, 6 JAT
2. IC-76179M MAJ PAWAN GAUTAM, ENGRS, 44 RR
3. IC-76811Y MAJ ADITYA KUMAR, 10 GARH RIF
4. SS-43745F MAJ PAWAN KUMAR, JAT, 34 RR
5. IC-78575F CAPT KANINDER PAUL SINGH, RAJPUT, 44 RR
6. SS-44853X CAPT VARMA JAYESH RAJESH, RAJPUT, 44 RR
7. JC-414217H NB SUB ANIL KUMAR DHAYIA, 1 PARA
8. JC-461439H NB SUB VIJAY KUMAR YADAV, 15 MARATHA LI
9. 5757174A HAV KUL BAHADUR THAPA, 9 PARA (SF)
10. 9108390L HAV JAWEED AHMAD BHAT, SM, 9 PARA (SF)
11. 15220840X GNR RANJIT SINGH, ARTY, 13 RR
12. 9115892W RFN AURANGZAB, JAK LI, 44 RR (POSTHUMOUS)
13. G/5008469A RFN JAIPRAKASH ORAON, 4 ASSAM RIF (POSTHUMOUS)
14. G/5016407P RFN RATHVA LILESH BHAI, 4 ASSAM RIF

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