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Who ppl are given Gallantry awards?

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Asked by asha shirke, 28 Jan '08 06:17 pm
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The Military of India honours their personnels with gallantry awards such as the Param Vir Chakra (PVC), followed by the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) and the Vir Chakra (VrC). The highest decoration for meritorious service is the Param Vishisht Seva Medal.
Answered by Anvin Raj, 28 Jan '08 06:18 pm

 
  
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The art of appreciating the brave and gallant is not new. They form one of the most important constituents of a nations stability. History defines gallantry as commanded respect and appreciation. The concept of emancipation of the brave is cognizant in our Epics too. In the Mahabharata, the merit of dying as a martyr in the cause of Dharma is all along appreciated as the easiest way to heaven. In fact, any kind of death on the battlefield was considered glorious.

Whether being the appointed head of a clan, raised memorials in honour of the martyrs/brave souls or granted titles, robe of honour, cash awards or medals etc., recognition of bravery has always been a very prestigious affair. The conclusion of British Rule in India saw the end of the old institution of British honours and awards. Independent India saw the introduction of awards such as Param Vir Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, Ashoka Chakra, Shaurya Chakra etc.
Answered by anupama kumar, 28 Jan '08 06:22 pm

 
  
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FOR THEIR SACRIFICE OF LIFE TO SAVE COBROTHERS AND SISTERS
Answered by P S Kumar, 28 Jan '08 06:31 pm

 
  
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