Lt Gen Ranbir, among 19, get PVSM; 15 Corps commander awarded UYSM

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 1/26/2020 12:17:36 AM

SRINAGAR, Jan 25: Nineteen top Army officers, including Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, have been awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal, an official said on Saturday.
Six Shaurya Chakras too have been awarded for gallantry, he said. A total of 151 Sena Medals, eight Yudh Seva Medals too have been announced on the occasion of Republic Day, the official added.
Army’s Srinagar-based 15 Corps commander Lt Gen K J S Dhillon has been awarded the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM) on the eve of Republic Day in recognition for his services rendered in the Kashmir valley especially after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, officials said.
“His tenure saw a number terrorists getting neutralised and the terrorist leadership was specifically targeted in order to bring peace to the valley.
“Terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LC) and inside PoK were specifically targeted which contributed significantly in reducing terrorist violence inside the valley,” a senior army official at the Chinar Corps here said.

 

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