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Bravery Awards is being conferred to Brave pilots of Balakot Air strike

Bravery Awards is being conferred to Brave pilots of Balakot Air strike

The Government of India has announced that pilots who enter the Pakistan border and strike Balakot will be awarded gallantry medals. Wing Commander Amit Ranjan, Squad Leader Rahul Basoya, Pankaj Bhujade, BKN Reddy, Shashank Singh will be awarded the Bravery Medal on the occasion of Independence Day.


  • All these pilots are Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft pilots.
  • These brave pilots had bombed Jaish-e-Mohammed's terrorist camps in Balakot city of Pakistan.
  • At the same time, Wing Commander Abhinandan, who shot down an F-16 aircraft in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) after an air strike, will be awarded the Vir Chakra on Independence Day (15 August).
  • It is noteworthy that the Vir Chakra is the third highest military honor awarded for bravery during the war.
  • The first number is Paramveer Chakra and the second is Mahavir Chakra.
  • Along with Abhinandan, Air Force Squadron Leader Minty Agarwal will be awarded the Yudh Seva medal.
  • He is being given this medal to act as a flight controller in the best manner of dog fight between the Air Force of India and Pakistan on February 27.
  • Squadron leader Minty Agarwal will be given the Yudh Seva Medal.
  • Minty has been given this award for his contribution during the air conflict between India and Pakistan after Balakot Airstrike.
Q.1 Who is being honored Veer Chakra for Balakot Air Strike?
A. Adhir Ranjan
B. Abhinandan Vartman
C. BKN Reddy
D. Minty Agrawal
Ans: Abhinandan Vartman
Q.2 Which terrorist camp was demolished by Indian Air Force in Balakot Air Strike?
A. Jamiyat-Ul-Muzahiddin
B. Jaish-E-Mohammad
C. Indian Muzahiddin
D. Lashkar-E- Toiba
Ans: Jaish-E-Mohammad

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