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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
13-January-2006 14:37 IST
Gallantry Awards for army personnel
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command’s Parade was held at Army Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt here today. Lt Gen Daljeet Singh took the salute and gave away various gallantry and distinguished service awards.

09 Army Contingents and variety of weapon systems and equipments participated in the Parade. The equipment included tanks, artillery guns, radars, missile, mobile communication nodes etc. Massed Pipers and Drums also formed part of the Parade. A large number of Officers, Junior Commissioned Officers and Jawans, theirs families, NCC Cadets and school children witnessed the parade.

In the impressive Investiture Ceremony, the Army Com! mander presented 03 Yudh Seva Medals, 02 Bar to Sena Medals, 26 Sena Medals including 10 for Gallantry, 01 Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal and 32 Vishisht Seva Medals.

Lt Gen Daljeet Singh, congratulated all ranks for having fulfilled the aspirations, tasks and objectives set out for the Army in operational areas, aid to civil authorities and in the sporting arena. He also exhorted them to live up to the high standards of the Army and faith reposed in them by the Nation.

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