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Which soldier of India was awarded Paramvir Chakra for a United Nation Peace Keeping mission?

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posted Sep 25 by anonymous

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Capt GS Salaria for Operation Congo (1960–64)
Two infantry Brigades composed of 467 officers, 401 JCOs and 11354 other ranks participated and conducted operations. A flight of six Canberra bomber aircraft of the IAF also participated in the operations. 39 personnel of the Indian contingent laid down their lives. Capt GS Salaria was awarded posthumously the Paramvir Chakra for action in Katanga, Southern Congo.

answer Sep 25 by Salil Agrawal
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