Param Vir Chakra Winners List of all 21 Recipients

Check out List of all 21 recipients of Param Vir Chakra Winners List till 2022, all details of Param Vir Chakra and Winners of PVC in Kargil War, Also Check Param Vir Chakra Winners List who are still active and active on duty

Param Vir Chakra Winners:- The Param Vir Chakra is Indian highest military decoration, awarded for displaying distinguished acts of valour or showing great courage in the face of danger during wartime. Param Vir Chakra translates as the "Wheel of the Ultimate Brave" and the award is granted for most conspicuous bravery in the presence of the enemy. The Param Vir Chakra was designed by Eva Yuonne Linda Maday-de-Marose, the design of Param Vir Chakra contains purple ribbon and motif of Rishi Dadhichi, it has four replicas of Indra's Vajra made from Dadhici's bones representing his supreme sacrifice, surrounding the national emblem.

The Medal is made of bronze in 1-3/8 inch radius and is suspended from a bar. The back of the medal has written Param Vir Chakra in English and Hindi both Languages separated by the Lotus. The Param Vir Chakra is equivalent to the Victoria Cross in the United Kingdom and the Medal of Honor in the United States. The List of all 21 recipients of Param Vir Chakra Winners is given below.

Param Vir Chakra Winners List 2022

The Param Vir Chakra has been awarded to 21 Indian Soldiers, 14 Posthumously and 16 from Indo-Pakistani conflicts, 20 have been from Indian Army and one has been from the Indian Air Force. The Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon was only Indian Air force Officer awarded Param Vir Chakra in 1971. The Subedar major Bana Singh, Subedar Sanjay Kumar and Subedar Singh Yadav are the only living recipients of the award. The only two recipients of Param Vir Chakra namely Subedar Yogendra Singh and Naib Subedar Sanjay are still on active duty. Major Somnath is the first recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, The Complete List of all recipients of Param Vir Chakra winners is given below.

Name of RecipientRankUnitDate of action
Somnath SharmaMajorKumaon Regiment3 November 1947
Jadunath SinghNaikRajput Regiment6 February 1948
Rama Raghoba RaneSecond LieutenantBombay Sappers8 April 1948
Piru SinghCompany Havildar MajorRajputana Rifles17 July 1948
Karam SinghLance NaikSikh Regiment13 October 1948
Gurbachan Singh SalariaCaptain1 Gorkha Rifles5 December 1961
Dhan Singh ThapaMajor8 Gorkha Rifles20 October 1962
Joginder SinghSubedarSikh Regiment23 October 1962
Shaitan SinghMajorKumaon Regiment18 November 1962
Abdul HamidCompany Quarter Master HavildarThe Grenadiers10 September 1965
Ardeshir TaraporeLieutenant ColonelPoona Horse11 September 1965
Albert EkkaLance NaikBrigade of the Guards3 December 1971
Nirmal Jit Singh SekhonFlying OfficerNo. 18 Squadron IAF14 December 1971
Arun KhetarpalSecond LieutenantPoona Horse16 December 1971
Hoshiar Singh DahiyaMajorThe Grenadiers17 December 1971
Bana SinghNaib SubedarJammu and Kashmir Light Infantry23 May 1987
Ramaswamy ParameshwaranMajorMahar Regiment25 November 1987
Manoj Kumar PandeyLieutenant11 Gorkha Rifles3 July 1999
Yogendra Singh YadavGrenadierThe Grenadiers4 July 1999
Sanjay KumarRiflemanJammu and Kashmir Rifles5 July 1999
Vikram BatraCaptainJammu and Kashmir Rifles7 July 1999
List of Param Vir Chakra Winners

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List of Param Vir Chakra Winners
List of Param Vir Chakra Winners

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