Maha Vir Chakra

Military decoration in India

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Maha Vir Chakra: Military decoration in India
The Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) is the second highest military decoration in India, after the Param Vir Chakra, and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea or in the air. It replaced the British Distinguished Service Order (DSO). The medal may be awarded posthumously.


Galwan Valley clash: Col Santosh Babu honoured with Mahavir Chakra posthumously, wife says 'feeling proud' [Video]

Galwan Valley clash: Col Santosh Babu honoured with Mahavir Chakra posthumously, wife says 'feeling proud'

Colonel Santosh Babu, who lost his life in Galwan Valley clash, has been awarded with Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day. His wife, Santoshi said, "He (Colonel Santosh Babu) and his team..

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