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IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman likely to be awarded Vir Chakra

Updated : August 08, 2019 10:58 AM IST

Varthaman was captured by the Pakistani Army after his MiG-21 Bison jet was hit in a fierce dogfight.
The Vir Chakra is awarded for acts of gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land or at sea or in the air.
IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman likely to be awarded Vir Chakra
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