New Delhi, Jan 25, 2022: Olympian Neeraj Chopra will be honoured with Param Vashistha Seva Medal on the eve of Republic Day. Neeraj Chopra is the first track and field athlete to win a gold medal for India at the Olympics.
President Ram Nath Kovind will honour 384 defence personnel with Gallantary and other awards at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday evening. The awards include 12 Shaurya Chakras, 29 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, four Uttam Yudh Seva Medals, 53 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, 13 Yudh Seva Medals, three Bar to Vishisht Seva Medals.
The President will also honour the winners of 122 Vishisht Seva Medals, three Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 81 Sena Medals (Gallantry), two Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry), 40 Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), eight Nao Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), and 14 Vayu Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty) in the evening.