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Gallantry Awards 2020 (List 2)

President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, conferred 13 Shaurya Chakras, including eight posthumous, to the personnel of Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces during Defence Investiture Ceremony (Phase-2) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi in the evening of November 22, 2021.

The Gallantry awards were given to the personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage, and extreme devotion to duty.

Also Read: Gallantry Awards 2020: President Honours Military Personnel With Vir Chakra & Other Gallantry Awards

The President also conferred 13 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, two Uttam Yudh Seva Medals, and 25 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals for distinguished service of an exceptional order. Following is the list of awardees in order of presentation:

S NoRANK AND NAME 
SHAURYA CHAKRA
119000555M LANCE NAIK SANDEEP SINGH, 4TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES) (POSTHUMOUS) 
22498034F SEPOY BRAJESH KUMAR, THE PUNJAB REGIMENT, 22ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS) 
32706918P SEPOY HARI SINGH, THE GRENADIERS, 55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS) 
4SHRI IMRAN HUSSAIN TAK, SUB INSPECTOR, J&K POLICE (POSTHUMOUS) 
5SHRI ASHIQ HUSSAIN MALIK, SPECIAL POLICE OFFICIAL JAMMU & KASHMIR (POSTHUMOUS) 
6SHRI KAMAL KISHORE (POSTHUMOUS) 
7SHRI AMAN KUMAR, DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE (POSTHUMOUS) 
8SHRI CHALLAPILLA NARASIMHA RAO (POSTHUMOUS) 
 PARAM VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL 
1IC-37882K LIEUTENANT GENERAL DALIP SINGH, VSM, THE ARMY ORDINANCE CORPS (RETIRED) 
2IC–39380A LIEUTENANT GENERAL PODALI SHANKAR RAJESHWAR, AVSM, VSM, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED) 
3IC-39522M  LIEUTENANT GENERAL JAIVEER SINGH NEGI, AVSM, YSM, VSM**, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED) 
4IC-40235P LIEUTENANT GENERAL GOPAL R, UYSM, AVSM, SM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED) 
5IC-40360Y LIEUTENANT GENERAL ASIT BHAILAL MISTRY, AVSM, SM, VSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED) 
6IC-40382X LIEUTENANT GENERAL ARVIND DUTTA, AVSM, VSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED) 
7IC-40302P LIEUTENANT GENERAL RAVENDRA PAL SINGH, AVSM, VSM, THE MECHANISED INFANTRY (RETIRED) 
8VICE ADMIRAL G ASHOK KUMAR, AVSM, VSM (02470-N) (RETIRED) 
9VICE ADMIRAL ATUL KUMAR JAIN, AVSM, VSM (02459-N) (RETIRED) 
10AIR MARSHAL SURENDRA KUMAR GHOTIA, VSM (16575) FLYING (PILOT) (RETIRED) 
11AIR MARSHAL RAJIV DAYAL MATHUR, AVSM, VSM (16772) FLYING (PILOT) (RETIRED) 
12IC-40471W MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) MUKESH KUMAR, SM, THE INFANTRY 
13AIR MARSHAL PRADEEP PADMAKAR BAPAT, VSM (17227) ADMINISTRATION/FIGHTER CONTROLLER (RETIRED) 
 UTTAM YUDH SEVA MEDAL 
1IC-41860H LIEUTENANT GENERAL SHANTANU DAYAL, AVSM, SM, VSM, THE GARHWAL RIFLES, HEADQUARTER 4 CORPS 
2IC-42004X LIEUTENANT GENERAL RANA PRATAP KALITA, AVSM, SM, VSM, THE KUMAON REGIMENT, HEADQUARTER 3 CORPS 
 ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL 
1VICE ADMIRAL KIRAN MANIKRAO DESHMUKH, VSM (41147-R) 
2AIR VICE-MARSHAL BAVISETTI CHANDRA SEKHAR (17726) FLYING (PILOT) 
3IC-39868W LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUNIL SRIVASTAVA, VSM**, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED) 
4VICE ADMIRAL KALIDOSS SRINIVAS, NM, VSM (40999-B) (RETIRED) 
5IC-43245K MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) NS RAJA SUBRAMANI, SM, VSM, THE INFANTRY 
6IC-43285L MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) DEVENDRA PRATAP PANDEY, VSM, THE INFANTRY 
7IC-43472K MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) PRADEEP CHANDRAN NAIR, YSM, THE INFANTRY 
8IC-44504N MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) GURBIRPAL SINGH, VSM, THE INFANTRY 
9IC-43686A MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) SANJIV RAI, SM, VSM, THE INFANTRY 
10IC-44498L MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) RAM CHANDER TIWARI, SM, THE INFANTRY 
11IC-43216P MAJOR GENERAL BHANU PRATAP SINGH, THE CORPS OF ELECTRONICS AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS 
12IC-43330M MAJOR GENERAL JASBIR SINGH SANDHU, THE INFANTRY 
13IC-44036Y MAJOR GENERAL ATUL RAWAT, THE MECHANISED INFANTRY 
14AIR COMMODORE MAKARAND RANADE, VM (18586) FLYING (PILOT) 
15IC-43407K MAJOR GENERAL SURENDER PAVAMANI, SM, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED) 
16IC-45211P MAJOR GENERAL RAJESH KUNDRA, SM, BRIGADE OF THE GUARDS (RETIRED) 
17IC-45297Y MAJOR GENERAL SHAMMI RAJ, SM, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED) 
18IC-45582X MAJOR GENERAL KALIKA PRASAD SINGH, YSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED) 
19MR-05005H MAJOR GENERAL SANJAY DARSHAN BEHERA, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED) 
20MR-04921X MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) VIVEK SHARMA, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED) 
21REAR ADMIRAL V MOHAN DOSS, VSM (50948-R) (RETIRED) 
22AIR VICE MARSHAL AMAR PRASAD BABU GUTTIKONDA, VM (17714) FLYING (PILOT) (RETIRED) 
23AIR VICE MARSHAL NIKHIL RAMESH CHITNIS, VSM (17826) AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL) (RETIRED) 
24AIR VICE MARSHAL SATTARU BHANOJI RAO, VSM (18243) AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL) (RETIRED) 
25AIR VICE MARSHAL LAXMI NARAIN SHARMA (18338) EDUCATION (RETIRED) 
 SHAURYA CHAKRA 
14282386X SEPOY KARMDEO ORAON, 8TH BATTALION THE BIHAR REGIMENT 
24101010K RIFLEMAN AJVEER SINGH CHAUHAN, 6TH BATTALION THE GARHWAL RIFLES 
3CONSTABLE ZAKER HUSSAIN 
4SHRI SUBASH CHANDER, HEAD CONSTABLE, J&K POLICE 
5SHRI SABLE DNYANESHWAR SHRIRAM, CONSTABLE, 53 BN, CRPF 

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