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In South Sudan, the Indian Peacekeeping Force Awarded to the UN Medal of Honor

In South Sudan, the Indian Peacekeeping Force Awarded to the UN Medal of Honor

150 Indian peacekeepers from United Nations Mission in South Sudan were awarded the Madel of Honor for their services by the United Nations.

United Nations Mission in South Sudan

  • The United Nations Mission in South Sudan is providing a safe environment to the people.
  • Peacekeepers are providing food, clean water, shelter and health facilities to the displaced people in this mission.
  • Through this mission, people are being encouraged to return to homes by providing a safe environment for displaced people.
  • This mission monitors events of human rights violations and investigates such incidents.
  • This mission is working to establish peace in South Sudan.

United Nations Peace Mission and India

India is one of the largest military senders in the UN peacekeeping mission. More than 2 lakh military and police personnel have been working in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission from Aajtak India. So far 168 Indian Military Officers / Employees have been martyred in the UN peacekeeping mission. At present, 2,400 military and police personnel of India are engaged in UN peacekeeping missions.


Q.1 in which country service of Indian peace keeping force UN awarded to the medal of honor?
A. South Africa
B. South Sudan
C. South Korea
D. Mali
Ans: South Sudan

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