Maha Vir Chakra
Mahavir-chakra


Maha Vir Chakra ribbon.svg
Maha Vir Chakra medal and ribbon
TypeMedal
Awarded for"... acts of gallantry in the presence of the enemy on land, at sea or in the air."[1]
CountryIndia Republic of India
Presented byIndia Republic of India
EligibilityMilitary personnel
StatusCurrently awarded
Established26 January 1950; 72 years ago (26 January 1950)
First awarded1947
Last awarded2021
Total awarded posthumously74
Total recipients219 (as of 2021)[2][3]
Precedence
Next (higher)
Param Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svg
Param Vishisht Seva Medal[4]
Equivalent
Kirti Chakra ribbon.svg
Kirti Chakra[4]
Next (lower)
Padma Shri Ribbon.svg
Padma Shri[4]

The Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) (lit.'great warrior medal') is the second highest military decoration in India, after the Param Vir Chakra, and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea or in the air. It replaced the British Distinguished Service Order (DSO). The medal may be awarded posthumously.

Appearance

The medal is made of standard silver and is circular in shape. Embossed on the obverse is a five pointed heraldic star with circular center-piece bearing the gilded state emblem of India in the center. The words "Mahavira Chakra" are embossed in Hindi and English on the reverse with two lotus flowers in the middle. The decoration is worn on the left chest with a half-white and half-orange riband about 3.2 cm in width, the orange being near the left shoulder.[5]

History

More than 218 acts of bravery and selfless courage have been recognized since the inception of the medal. The most MVCs awarded in a single conflict was in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, when eleven were given to the Indian Air Force.

Bar to MVC

Provision was made for the award of a bar for a second award of the Maha Vir Chakra, the first two being awarded in 1965. To date, there are six known awards of a first bar:

S. No. Rank Name Branch Date of First Award Date of Second Award
1 Wing Commander Jag Mohan Nath  Indian Air Force 1 January 1962 1 September 1965
2 Major General Rajinder Singh Sparrow  Indian Army 19 March 1948 6 September 1965
3 General Arun Shridhar Vaidya  Indian Army 16 September 1965 5 December 1971
4 Wing Commander Padmanabha Gautam  Indian Air Force 6 September 1965 5 December 1971
5 Colonel Chewang Rinchen  Indian Army 1 July 1948 8 December 1971
6 Brigadier Sant Singh  Indian Army 2 November 1965 2 January 1972

No second bars have been awarded. Award of the decoration carries with it the right to use MVC as a post-nominal abbreviation.

List of recipients

The Mahavir Chakra awardees include:[6][7]

Key
Indicates posthumous honour
S. No. Rank Name Branch Operation/War Date of Award
1 Lieutenant Colonel Dewan Ranjit Rai  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 27-Oct-1947
2 Sepoy Dewan Singh Danu  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 03-Nov-1947
3 Naik Chand Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 22-Nov-1947
4 Subedar Bishan Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 12-Dec-1947
5 Jemadar Nand Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 12-Dec-1947
6 Civilian Ram Chander Civilian 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
7 Major Yadunath Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[8] 26-Jan-1950
8 Lieutenant Colonel IJS Butalia  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[9] 26-Jan-1950
9 Lieutenant Colonel Khushal Chand  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[10] 26-Jan-1950
10 Brigadier Mohammad Usman  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
11 Lieutenant General Man Mohan Khanna  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[11] 26-Jan-1950
12 Brigadier Rajendra Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[12] 26-Jan-1950
13 Lieutenant Colonel Thakur Prithi Chand  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[13] 26-Jan-1950
14 Major Annavi Krishnaswamy Ramaswamy  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[14] 26-Jan-1950
15 Sepoy Man Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[15] 26-Jan-1950
16 Havildar Daya Ram  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[16] 26-Jan-1950
17 Colonel Kishan Singh Rathore  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
18 Subedar-major & Honorary Captain Krishna Sonawale  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[17] 26-Jan-1950
19 Major Sardar Malkit Singh Brar  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[18] 26-Jan-1950
20 Major Satya Pal Chopra  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[19] 26-Jan-1950
21 Lieutenant Colonel Hari Chand  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[20] 26-Jan-1950
22 Sepoy Hari Singh  Indian Army 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 17-Mar-1948
23 Subedar Gurdial Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[21] 26-Jan-1950
24 Major General Rajinder Singh Sparrow  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
25 Brigadier Arvind Nilkanth Jatar  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[22] 26-Jan-1950
26 Naik Sis Pal Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
27 Rifleman Dhonkal Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[23] 26-Jan-1950
28 Lieutenant Colonel Kaman Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[24] 26-Jan-1950
29 Jemadar Lal Bahadur Khattri  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[25] 26-Jan-1952
30 Jemadar Hardev Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[26] 26-Jan-1950
31 Naik Nar Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[27] 26-Jan-1950
32 Naik Raju  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[28] 26-Jan-1950
33 Subedar Chuna Ram  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[29] 26-Jan-1950
34 Civilian Porter Mohd Ismail Civilian 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[30] 26-Jan-1950
35 Sepoy Amar Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[31] 26-Jan-1950
36 Major Chewang Rinchen  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 01-Jul-1948
37 Naik Pritam Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[32] 26-Jan-1950
38 Jemadar Sampooran Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[33] 26-Jan-1950
39 Brigadier Sher Jung Thapa  Indian Army Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
40 Subedar & Honorary Captain Fateh Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[34] 26-Jan-1950
41 Lieutenant Colonel Harbans Singh Virk  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[35] 26-Jan-1950
42 Lieutenant General Anil Krishna Barat  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[36] 26-Jan-1950
43 Lance Naik Rabi Lal Thapa  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[37] 26-Jan-1950
44 Lieutenant Colonel Dharam Singh  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[38] 26-Jan-1950
45 Major General Anant Singh Pathania  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[39] 26-Jan-1950
46 Havildar Ram Parsad Gurung  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[40] 26-Jan-1950
47 Jemadar Lal Singh  Indian Army 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 15-Nov-1948
48 Brigadier Kanhya Lal Atal  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[41] 26-Jan-1950
49 Captain Dara Dinshaw Mistry  Indian Army 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War[42] 26-Jan-1950
50 Air Commodore Mehar Singh  Indian Air Force 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
51 Air Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer  Indian Air Force 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26-Jan-1950
52 Wing Commander SB Noronha  Indian Air Force 1951 Operation Tomahawk 26-Jan-1950
53 Lieutenant Colonel AG Rangaraj  Indian Army 1951 Operation Tomahawk 24-Mar-1951
54 Colonel Nirod Baran Banerjee  Indian Army 1951 Operation Tomahawk[43] March-1951
55 Air Chief Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar  Indian Air Force 1961 Operation Vijay, Goa 08-Dec-1951
56 Lance Naik Ran Bahadur Gurung  Indian Army 1961 United Nations Operation in the Congo 06-Dec-1961
57 Naik Mahabir Thapa  Indian Army 1962 United Nations Operation in the Congo 16-Dec-1961
58 Wing Commander Jag Mohan Nath  Indian Air Force 1962 Operation Leg Horn 01-Jan-1962
59 Naik Chain Singh  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 10-Oct-1962
60 Subedar Kanshi Ram  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 10-Oct-1962
61 Havildar Saroop Singh  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 19-Oct-1962
62 Lieutenant Colonel Bhagwan Dutt Dogra  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
63 Second lieutenant Gopalkrishna Venkatesa Prasanna Rao  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
64 Lieutenant Colonel Gurdial Singh  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
65 Captain Mahabir Prasad  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
66 Major Mahander Singh Chaudhary  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
67 Lieutenant Colonel Sardul Singh Randhawa  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
68 Brigadier Sher Pratap Singh Shrikent  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
69 Subedar Sonam Stobdan  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
70 General Tapishwar Narain Raina  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20-Oct-1962
71 Naib Subedar (Honorary Subedar) Rabi Lal Thapa  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 21-Oct-1962
72 Colonel Ajit Singh  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 22-Oct-1962
73 Major General Bejoy Mohan Bhattacharjea  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 25-Oct-1962
74 Sepoy Kewal Singh  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 26-Oct-1962
75 Havildar Stanzin Phunchok  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 27-Oct-1962
76 Jemadar Isht Tundup  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 27-Oct-1962
77 Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat  Indian Army 1962 Operation Leg Horn 17-Nov-1962
78 Major Shyamal Dev Goswamy  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 18-Nov-1962
79 Lieutenant Ved Prakash Trehan  Indian Army Congo Crisis 29-Dec-1962
80 Major General Sushil Kumar Mathur  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 15-Apr-1965
81 Major Baljit Singh Randhawa  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 17-May-1965
82 Captain Chander Narain Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 05-Aug-1965
83 Major General Sarup Singh Kalaan  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 05-Aug-1965
84 Lieutenant General Ram Dharam Dass Hira  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 05-Aug-1965
85 Lieutenant General Zorawar Chand Bakshi  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 05-Aug-1965
86 Colonel Gurbans Singh Sangha  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 15-Aug-1965
87 Lieutenant General Ranjit Singh Dyal  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 25-Aug-1965
88 Major Bhaskar Roy  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 01-Sep-1965
89 Wing Commander Jag Mohan Nath  Indian Air Force 1965 Operation Riddle 01-Sep-1965
90 Air Commodore William Mac Donald Goodman  Indian Air Force 1965 Operation Riddle 01-Sep-1965
91 Subedar Ajit Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
92 Brigadier Desmond Hayde  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
93 Major Gurbaksh Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
94 Major Rajinder Singh Sparrow  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
95 Lieutenant General Har Krishen Sibal  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
96 Lieutenant General Khem Karan Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
97 Lieutenant Colonel Narindera Nath Khanna  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
98 Wing Commander Padmanabha Gautam  Indian Air Force 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
99 Air Marshal Prem Pal Singh  Indian Air Force 1965 Operation Riddle 06-Sep-1965
100 Brigadier Raghubir Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 07-Sep-1965
101 Lieutenant Colonel Harbans Lal Mehta  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 08-Sep-1965
102 Naib Subedar (Hon. Subedar) Naubat Ram  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 08-Sep-1965
103 Brigadier Thomas Krishnan Theogaraj  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 08-Sep-1965
104 Major Mohindar Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 09-Sep-1965
105 Brigadier Sampuran Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 09-Sep-1965
106 Major General Salim Caleb  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 10-Sep-1965
107 Major General Madan Mohan Singh Bakshi  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 11-Sep-1965
108 General Arun Shridhar Vaidya  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 16-Sep-1965
109 Major Asaram Tyagi  Indian Army 1965 Operation Ablaze 21-Sep-1965
110 Captain Kapil Singh Thapa  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 21-Sep-1965
111 Brigadier Pagadala Kuppuswamy Nandagopal  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 28-Sep-1965
112 Subedar Tika Bahadur Thapa  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 30-Sep-1965
113 Major Bhupinder Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 11-Oct-1965
114 Naik Darshan Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 02-Nov-1965
115 Captain Gautam Mubayi  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 02-Nov-1965
116 Brigadier Sant Singh  Indian Army 1965 Operation Riddle 02-Nov-1965
117 Major Harbhajan Singh  Indian Army 1967 Nathu La and Cho La clashes[44] 11-Sep-1967
118 Brigadier Rai Singh  Indian Army 1967 Nathu La and Cho La clashes[45] 11-Sep-1967
119 Lieutenant Colonel Mahatam Singh  Indian Army 1967 Nathu La and Cho La clashes[46] 01-Oct-1967
120 Lieutenant General Anand Sarup  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1971
121 Brigadier Arun Bhimrao Harolikar  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1971
122 Major General Anthony Harold Edward Michigan  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1971
123 Major General Hardev Singh Kaler  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1971
124 Captain Mohan Narayan Rao Samant  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1971
125 Brigadier Rajkumar Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1971 [47]
126 Lieutenant Colonel Surinder Kapur  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1971
127 Lance Naik Ram Ugrah Pandey  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 24-Nov-1971
128 Sepoy Ansuya Prasad  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 30-Nov-1971
129 Rifleman Pati Ram Gurung  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 30-Nov-1971
130 Major Shamsher Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Dec-1971
131 Vice Admiral Swaraj Parkash  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Dec-1971
132 Major Anup Singh Gahlaut  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03-Dec-1971
133 Brigadier Basdev Singh Mankotia  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03-Dec-1971
134 Major General Anant Vishwanath Natu  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03-Dec-1971
135 Major General Kashmiri Lal Rattan  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03-Dec-1971
136 Major General Prem Kumar Khanna  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03-Dec-1971
137 Lieutenant Colonel Jaivir Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03-Dec-1971
138 Air Vice-Marshal Vidya Bhushan Vasisht  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03-Dec-1971
139 Group Captain Allan Albert D’Costa  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 04-Dec-1971
140 Subedar-major & Honorary Captain Bir Bahadur Pun  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 04-Dec-1971
141 Commodore Kasargod Patnashetti Gopal Rao  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Trident 04-Dec-1971
142 General Arun Shridhar Vaidya  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
143 Commodore Babru Bhan Yadav  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Trident 05-Dec-1971
144 Captain Devinder Singh Ahlawat  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
145 Lieutenant General Krishnaswamy Gowri Shankar  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
146 Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
147 Brigadier Narinder Singh Sandhu  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
148 Wing Commander Padmanabha Gautam  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
149 Air Marshal Ravinder Nath Bhardwaj  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
150 Lieutenant Colonel Sawai Bhawani Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05-Dec-1971
151 Lieutenant General Joginder Singh Gharaya  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06-Dec-1971
152 Brigadier Kailash Prasad Pande  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06-Dec-1971
153 Brigadier Mohindar Lal Whig  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06-Dec-1971
154 Sepoy Pandurang Salunkhe  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06-Dec-1971
155 Air Vice-Marshal Chandan Singh  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07-Dec-1971
156 Lieutenant Colonel Chittoor Venugopal  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07-Dec-1971
157 Lieutenant General Joginder Singh Bakshi  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07-Dec-1971
158 Subedar-major Mohinder Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07-Dec-1971
159 Major Chewang Rinchen  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08-Dec-1971
160 Petty Officer Chiman Singh  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08-Dec-1971
161 Commander Joseph Pius Alfred Noronha  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08-Dec-1971
162 Brigadier Udai Singh Bhati  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08-Dec-1971
163 Captain Mahendra Nath Mulla  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 09-Dec-1971
164 Naik Sugan Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 09-Dec-1971
165 Brigadier Rattan Nath Sharma  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 10-Dec-1971
166 Lieutenant Colonel Harish Chandra Pathak  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11-Dec-1971
167 Major Kulwant Singh Pannu  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11-Dec-1971
168 Brigadier Sukhjit Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11-Dec-1971
169 Major Vijay Rattan Choudhry  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11-Dec-1971
170 Lance Naik Drig Pal Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 13-Dec-1971
171 Captain Pradip Kumar Gour  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 14-Dec-1971
172 Brigadier Amarjit Singh Bal  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 15-Dec-1971
173 Havildar & Honorary Captain Thomas Philipose  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 15-Dec-1971
174 Lieutenant Colonel Ved Prakash Ghai  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 15-Dec-1971
175 Lieutenant General Hanut Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 16-Dec-1971
176 Lieutenant General Raj Mohan Vohra  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 16-Dec-1971
177 Captain Shankar Rao Shankhapan Walkar  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 16-Dec-1971
178 Air Vice-Marshal Cecil Vivian Parker  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
179 Air Commodore Harcharan Singh Manget  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
180 Air Vice-Marshal Madhavendra Banerji  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
181 Subedar Malkiat Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
182 Group Captain Man Mohan Bir Singh Talwar  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
183 Air Commodore Ramesh Sakharam Benegal  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
184 Second Lieutenant Shamsher Singh Samra  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
185 Lance Naik Shanghara Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17-Dec-1971
186 Lance Havildar Dil Bahadur Chettri  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 21-Dec-1971
187 Rear Admiral Santosh Kumar Gupta  Indian Navy 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 21-Dec-1971
188 Brigadier Vijay Kumar Berry  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 28-Dec-1971
189 Air Chief Marshal S. K. Kaul  Indian Air Force 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 30-Dec-1971
190 Subedar Nar Bahadur Chhetri  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 31-Dec-1971
191 Colonel Dharam Vir Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01-Jan-1972
192 Brigadier Sant Singh  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 02-Jan-1972
193 Major Daljit Singh Narang  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 20-Jan-1972
194 Lieutenant General Ved Prakash Airy  Indian Army 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly, 20-Jan-1972
195 Assistant commandant Ram Krishna Wadhwa Border Security Force 1971 Indo-Pak War-Raja Mohtam 10-Dec-1971
196 Lieutenant Colonel Puttichanda Somaiah Ganapathi  Indian Army 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 16-Oct-1987
197 Brigadier Manjit Singh  Indian Army 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 19-Oct-1987
198 Lieutenant[48] Arvind Singh  Indian Army 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 22-Jan-1988
199 Squadron Leader Ajjamada B. Devaiah  Indian Air Force 1965 Operation Ablaze[49] 26-Jan-1988
200 Colonel Krishna Gopal Chatterjee  Indian Army 1987 Operation Rajiv, Siachen[50] 26-Jan-1988
201 Lance Havildar Nar Bahadur Ale  Indian Army 1987 Operation Rajiv, Siachen[51] 26-Jan-1988
202 Naik Prem Bahadur Gurung  Indian Army 1987 Operation Rajiv, Siachen[52] 26-Jan-1988
203 Subedar Sansar Chand  Indian Army 1987 Operation Rajiv, Siachen[53] 26-Jan-1988
204 Lieutenant Colonel Inder Bal Singh Bawa  Indian Army 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka[54] 02-Apr-1988
205 Second Lieutenant Rajeev Sandhu  Indian Army 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 19-Jul-1988
206 Captain Pratap Singh  Indian Army 1989 Siachen conflict 1989
207 Colonel Vijay Kumar Bakshi  Indian Army Jammu and Kashmir 29-Mar-1989
208 Captain Anuj Nayyar  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01-Jan-1999
209 Major Balwan Singh  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01-Jan-1999
210 Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01-Jan-1999
211 Lieutenant Colonel Sonam Wangchuk  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01-Jan-1999
212 Captain Keishing Clifford Nongrun  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01-Jan-1999
213 Naik Digendra Kumar  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15-Aug-1999
214 Captain Neikezhakuo Kengurüse  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15-Aug-1999
215 Major Padmapani Acharya  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15-Aug-1999
216 Major Vivek Gupta  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15-Aug-1999
217 Sepoy Imliakum Ao  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 26-Jan-2000
218 Captain Gurjinder Singh Suri  Indian Army 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01-Jan-2001
219 Colonel B. Santosh Babu  Indian Army 2020 Operation Snow Leopard[55] 26-Jan-2021

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