Ashok Chakra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani's family members during the Republic Day 'At Home' at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Wani was honoured with Ashok Chakra, posthumously, at the Republic Day parade at India Gate.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the gallantry award Ashoka Chakra to Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani's wife Mahajabeen during the 70th Republic Day celebrations, in New Delhi. Wani, a militant-turned-soldier who laid down his life fighting a group of terrorists in Shopian in Kashmir in November 2018, was awarded the Ashoka Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind.

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Major M Vardarajan who has been chosen for Ashok Chakra.

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Subedar Major, Honorary Lieutenant (retd) Joginder Singh receives Ashok Chakra (posthumously) from President Pratibha Patil on behalf of his son Lt. Navdeep Singh during the 63rd Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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