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.
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