Havildar Hangpan Dada awarded ASHOK CHAKRA posthumously On 68th Republic Day of India Havildar Hangpan Dada was posthumously awarded the Ashok Chakra for his sacrificing his life for Nation. He was a soldier in the Assam Regiment of the Indian Army.His wife Changsen received the award from the President President Pranab Mukherjee on Republic Day of India in New Delhi.
Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami, an Army's elite Para Special Force,posthumously has been awarded Ashok Chakra on eve of the 67th Republic day Celebration. This Highest award is awarded to Mr. Lance for evacuate his two colleagues during encounter with militants in the Haphruda forest in Kupwara, North Kashmir.
Major Mukund Varadarajan Ashok Chakra,the country’s highest peacetime military decoration will be given to Major Mukund Varadarajan of the 44th Battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles and posthumously to Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh of the 57 Battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles.