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            The gallant Officers and men of this Frontier participated in 1971 war with Pakistan and gave a glorious account of courage, valour and sacrifice. By dauntless courage and bravery, they captured 08 Border Out Posts and occupied 91 Sq Miles of Pak territory including 06 villages on its own. BSF fought shoulder to shoulder with Indian Army and captured 34 BOPs and occupied 246.75 Sq Miles of Pak territory besides seizure of large quantity of arms and amn.  The daring and brave acts of the BSF officers and men were highly appreciated by the than Prime Minister Late Smt Indira Gandhi, senior Officers of Defence Services and the grateful nation. The Govt of India honoured the gallant officers and men of BSF with Medals for gallantry in recognition of their acts of valour and sacrifice in the service of the nation. The list of proud winner of gallantry Medals is mentioned below:-

      Awardees of Punjab Frontier

 

Rank

Name

Medal  Awarded

Location

AC

Sh R K Wadhwa

MVC(Posthumously)

Mamdot

HC

Mohinder Singh

Vir Chakra( Posthumously)

Amritsar

SI

Ajeet Singh

Vir Chakra

Ajnala

HC

Darshan Singh

Sena Medal

Ajnala

HC

Lal Mashi

Sena Medal

Ajnala

NK

Dewan Singh

Sena Medal

Ajnala

NK

Chandan Singh

Sena Medal

Amritsar

       

 

     In performance of duties, following honours and awards were earned by the BSF Personnel:     

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(A) ARMY AWARDS

Mahavir Chakra

01

Param Vishisht Seva Medal

01

Kirti Chakra

04

Vir Chakra

11

Ati Vishisht Seva Medal

01

Shaurya Chakra

10

Sena Medal

56

Vishist Seva Medal

10

Mention dispatches

44

(B) CIVIL AWARDS

Padma Bhushan

02

Padamshri

05

PM Medal for life saving

43

Arjuna Awards

12

(C) POLICE MEDALS

Presidentís Police Medal for Gallantry

206

Police Medal for Gallantry

770

President Police Medal for Distinguished Service

187

Police Medal for Meritorious Service

1784

 

 

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