Paschimi Star
Paschimi star medal
Paschimi Star
TypeMilitary award
Awarded forRecognition of the services of Armed Forces personnel and civilians in Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Presented byRepublic of India
EligibilityAll Ranks
IND Paschimi Star Ribbon.svg
Established17 January 1973

Paschimi Star (Western Star) was a medal awarded to members of the Indian armed forces for participation on the western borders of India during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.[1]

Notable Recipients


  1. ^ Chakravorty, B. (1995). Stories of Heroism: PVC & MVC Winners. ISBN 9788170235163.
  2. ^ Sartaj Alam Abidi, S.; Sharma, Satinder (2007). Services Chiefs of India. ISBN 9788172111625.