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President of India Presents Gallantry Awards

President Pranab Mukherjee presented gallantry awards and distinguished service decorations today at a second defence investiture ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Published: 07th May 2016 05:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th May 2016 05:39 PM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee presented gallantry awards and distinguished service decorations today at a second defence investiture ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Thirteen officers of the armed forces received the Param Vishist Seva Medal; four received the Kirti Chakra; two were awarded the Uttam Yuddh Seva Medal. Two officers received the Bar to the Ati Vishist Seva Medal; 25 received the Ati Vishist Seva Medal and seven received Shaurya Chakras.

Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

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