Mumbai: In a recent development, Army Chief Bipin Rawat was awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal by Ramnath Kovind for his special services.
Bipin awarded at the Defence Investiture ceremony which was held in Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Army Sepoys Vermopal Singh and CRPF jawans Rajendra Nain and Ravindra Babban Dhanwad were honored with Kirti Chakra, who posthumously awarded India’s second highest gallantry award.
Major Tushar Gauba of 20 Jat Regiment was awarded Kirti Chakra to kill three terrorists near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara sector.
The ceremony was witnessed in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
(With ANI Inputs)