Indian president has approved 11 gallantry awards on the occasion of the 63rd Republic Day. Check out complete list of gallantry awards 2016 here.
For the supreme sacrifice and great valour of the following defence personnel, Indian Government has decorated with the gallantry awards.
Gallantry awards 2016Here is the list of Gallantry awards for the year 2016.
Ashok ChakraAshok Chakra is conferred to Indian Army's Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami posthumously.
Kirti ChakraKirti Chakra is awarded to two soldiers - Subedar Mahendra Singh, Sena Medal and Pathankot hero Sepoy Jagdish Chand posthumously.
Shaurya ChakraShaurya 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)