IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be conferred with Vir Chakra

Wing Commander
Abhinandan Varthaman of
Indian Air Force wil be
conferred with Vir Chakra on
Independence Day.
Abhinandan Varthaman had
shot down F-16 jet of
Pakistan Air Force.

President Ram Nath Kovind
has approved 132 Awards to
Armed Forces Personnel and
members of Paramilitary
Forces. The awards include
two Kirti Chakras, one Vir
Chakra, 14 Shaurya Chakras,
eight Bar to Sena Medals
(Gallantry), 90 Sena Medals
(Gallantry), five Nao Sena
Medals (Gallantry), seven
Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry)
and five Yudh Seva Medals