Wednesday, 25 January 2012

ARMY GALLANTRY AWARD FOR TOP POLICE OFFICIALS

SRINAGAR: The synergy between the Army and the J&K Police has been at its best during the peaceful year of 2011.  The success in terms of elimination and arrests of terrorists alongwith busting of terror modules in joint operations speak volumes of the achievements of both the forces. 
 
Keeping in mind the sacrifices and valuable contribution of the State Police Force, the Army has conferred gallantry awards on meritorious and gallant officers of the J&K Police. Mr Muneer Ahmad Khan, DIG, North Kashmir, Mr Altaf Ahmad Khan, SP, Sopore and  Mr Ifroz Ahmad, DSP, Handwara have been awarded Chief of the Army Staff Commendation Card while Mr  Ashiq Hussain Tak, DSP, Sopore and Mr Iftikhar Talib, DSP have been awarded Army Commander’s Commendation Card.
 
Lieutenant General SA Hasnain, GOC Chinar Corps and all ranks of Chinar Corps congratulate the gallant officers for their glorious achievement and wish the police fraternity many more success in times to come.

REPUBLIC DAY 2012: NORTHERN COMMAND LEADS FROM THE FRONT

UDHAMPUR: The awards announced on occasion of the Republic Day 2012 once again saw the highest number of gallantry awards being conferred to the troops in Northern Command.

The Northern Command has been awarded one Ashok Chakra, three Kriti Chakras, six Shourya Chakras and a large number of other gallantry awards. These awards stand tribute  to the  many heroes , some of those who have made the supreme sacrifice in the true tradition and spirit of the Indian Army.

Amongst the awardees is Lt Navdeep Singh who has  posthumously been awarded the Ashoka Chakra . It may be recalled that the officer while participating in operations on 19/20 Aug 2011 in North Kashmir displayed inspiring leadership, indomitable spirit, conspicuous bravery of the highest order with utter disregard to his personal safety killed four foreign terrorists before succumbing to his injuries.

NATION’S HIGHEST AWARD CONFERRED ON CHINAR CORPS WARRIOR


SRINAGAR:  On the morning of Republic Day 2012, Late Lieutenant Navdeep Singh will receive the Nation’s highest peacetime Gallantry award - the ASHOK CHAKRA, which is to be conferred to himposthumously on behalf of a grateful Nation by our Honourable President and the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed ForcesSmt Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, on the occasion of the63rd Republic Day.
 
Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a warrior of the famous Chinar Corps, unhesitatingly sacrificed his precious young life in the service of the Nation, on 20th August 2011, while posted with ‘Veer Marathas’ on the Line of Control in the remote Gurez Sector, located some 100 km North of Srinagar. Lieutenant Navdeep, a third generation soldier and an alumnus of the Officers Training Academy, Chennai, was commissioned on 19th March 2011.  
He is fondly remembered by his friends and colleagues as a cheerful, determined and enterprising professional who took pride in his choice of career – a deliberate choice pushing behind his hard earned MBA and Hotel Management degrees – seeking out adventure and fame.