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12 Muslims among 440 honored Armed Forces personnel

By TCN News,

New Delhi: There are 12 Muslims among 440 Armed Forces personnel to have been awarded with gallantry and other Defence decorations under various categories by President of India this Republic Day. Among the Muslims, one has been honored with Shaurya Chakra – the third most coveted award after Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra.

The 440 awardees include: 05 Kirti Chakra, 21 Shaurya Chakra, 05 Bar to Sena Medal (Gallantry), 135 Sena Medal (Gallantry), 02 Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry), 03 Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), 28 Param VishishtSeva Medal, 04 Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, 51 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, 04 Yudh Seva Medal, 02 Bar to Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 38 Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 08 Nao Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 14 Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 02 Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal and 118 Vishisht Seva Medal.

On January 26, 2011 the President conferred the Ashok Chakra Award on Major Laishram Jyotin Singh (posthumous), announced earlier on Independence Day, August 15, 2010, before the start of the parade at the Rajpath.

List of Muslim winners


Lance Naik Mohammad Shaffi, 156 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army)
(Home And Hearth) Punjab /58 Rashtriya Rifles


Major Gulam Mohammad Khan, 6th Battalion The Parachute Regiment

Havildar Mohammed Farooq, 162 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army)
Jammu And Kashmir Light Infantry / 47 Rashtriya Rifles

Havildar Ali Hussain, 12 Assam Rifles

Lance Naik Tanvir Ahmed, 163 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army)
(Home And Hearth) Sikh Light Infantry/ 58 Rashtriya Rifles

Sepoy Ajaz Ahmed, 159 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) (Home &
Hearth) Dogra / 11 Rashtriya Rifles

Sowar Mastan Khan, Armoured Corps / 60 Rashtriya Rifles (Posthumous)


Air Vice Marshal Azeez Javeed, Vsm (14386), Administration

SENA MEDAL (Devotion to Duty)

Colonel Zohair Ibn Salma Yazdani, Regiment of Artillery / 44 Field Regiment

NAO SENA MEDAL (Devotion to Duty)

Kamaludheen Firose, Mech (Ar) 3


Major General Tajuddin Moulali Mhaisale, Electronics & Mechanical
Engineering / Headquarter Technical Group Electronics And Mechanical

Surgeon Captain Khalil Isaac Mathai (75298-F)