For the supreme sacrifice and great valour of the following defence personnel, Indian Government has decorated with the gallantry awards.
Gallantry awards 2016
Here is the list of Gallantry awards for the year 2016.
Ashok Chakra is conferred to Indian Army's Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami
Kirti Chakra is awarded to two soldiers - Subedar Mahendra Singh, Sena Medal
and Pathankot hero Sepoy Jagdish Chand posthumously.
Shaurya Chakra is awarded to total eight soldiers.
- Colonel Santosh Yashwant Mahadik (Posthumous) Sena Medal
- Major Praphul Kumar Bhardwaj
- Major Anurag Kumar
- Major Sandip Yadav
- Lieutenant Harjinder Singh
- Naik Satish Kumar (Posthumous)
- Naik Kheem Singh Mehra
- Sepoy Dharma Ram (Posthumous)
We salute these brave soldiers who braved against all odds to protect our country.