President Ram Nath Kovind introduced Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations in Defense Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.
Gathering Captain Abhinandan Varthaman was concurred the Vir Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind for his part in pushing back Pakistans warrior jets in February 2019. Abhinandan Varthaman was Wing Commander then, at that point. In the resulting flying dogfight, he killed a Pakistani F-16 contender airplane on February 27, 2019.
President Kovind concurred the second-most noteworthy peacetime chivalry grant Kirti Chakra (post mortem) to Sapper Prakash Jadhav for killing psychological oppressors in an activity in Jammu and Kashmir. His better half and mother got the honor.
Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal was concurred the Shaurya Chakra (post mortem) for his part in an activity where five fear based oppressors were disposed of and 200 kg unstable material was recuperated. His better half Lt Nitika Kaul and mother got the honor.
President Kovind introduced Shaurya Chakra (post mortem) to Naib Subedar Sombir for killing an A++ classification fear based oppressor during an activity in Jammu and Kashmir. His better half Suman Devi and mother Rajendra Devi got the honor.
The heroism grants are reported double a year first on the event of Republic Day and afterward on Independence Day. The request for priority of these honors is Param Vir Chakra, Ashoka Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Vir Chakra and Shaurya Chakra