Republic Day 2023: President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday (January 25) accepted 412 Gallantry awards and different Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 74th Republic Day.
In line with a launch by the Ministry of Defence, the recipients of the award this yr embrace six Kirti Chakras, together with 4 posthumous; 15 Shaurya Chakras, together with two posthumous; one Bar to Sena Medal (Gallantry); 92 Sena Medals, together with 4 posthumous; one Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry) (posthumous); seven Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry); and 29 Param Vishisht Seva Medals.
The federal government may even give away three Uttam Yudh Seva Medals; one Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal; 52 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals; 10 Yudh Seva Medals; 4 Bar to Sena Medals (Devotion to Obligation); 36 Sena Medals (Devotion to Obligation); and two Bar to Nao Sena Medal (Devotion to Obligation) (posthumous).11 Nao Sena Medals (Devotion to Obligation), together with three posthumous; 14 Vayu Sena Medals (Devotion to Obligation); two Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal and126 Vishisht Seva Medals may even be awarded.In the meantime, a complete of 901 police personnel have been shortlisted for medals on the event of Republic Day, whereas 48 Central Reserve Drive (CRPF) personnel have additionally been chosen for Gallantry Awards.
Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) will likely be awarded to 140 personnel whereas President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPM) will likely be conferred on 93 personnel. The Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PM) will likely be awarded to 668 Police personnel.
Among the many majority of the 140 Gallantry Awards, 80 personnel deployed in Left Wing Extremism-affected areas and 45 posted in Jammu and Kashmir will likely be awarded.Among the many safety personnel who’re to obtain Gallantry Awards, 48 are from the Central Reserve Police Drive (CRPF).
In a customary televised handle to the nation on the eve of the 74th Republic Day, President Murmu on Wednesday mentioned India’s journey has impressed many different nations and each citizen has motive to be happy with the Indian story.She added that the celebration of Republic Day is a celebration of what the individuals of the nation have achieved collectively as a nation.