MAHA VIR CHAKRA


The Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) is awarded to officers and enlisted personnel of all military branches for acts of valor in the presence of the enemy. It may be awarded posthumously. The MVC is a post-Independent equivalent of the George Cross (GC).

1947-48 J&K Operations

Brigadier Kanhya Lal Atal

Brigadier Rajinder Singh

Brigadier Mohammed Usman

Brigadier Yadunath Singh

Air Commodore Mehar Singh

Lieutenant Colonel Inderjit Singh Butalia

Lieutenant Colonel Rajindar Singh

• Lieutenant Colonel Dharam Singh

Lieutenant Colonel Harbans Singh Virk

Lieutenant Colonel Dewan Ranjit Rai

• Lieutenant Colonel Kaman Singh

Lieutenant Colonel Anant Singh Pathania

Lieutenant Colonel Sher Jang Thapa

Lieutenant Colonel Manmohan Khanna

Wing Commander Minoo Merwan Engineer

Wing Commander Hrushikesh Moolgavkar

Wing Commander Sidney Basil Noronha

Major Khushal Chand

Major Anil Krishna Barat

Major Malkiat Singh Brar

Major Satyapal Chopra

Major Annavi Krishnaswamy Ramaswamy

Major Thakur Prithi Chand

Major Hari Chand

Captain Arvind Nilkanth Jatar

Captain Dara Dinshaw Mistry

Lieutenant Kishan Singh Rathore

• Subedar Gurdial Singh

• Subedar Bishan Singh

Naib Subedar Chewang Rinchen

• Jemedar Hardev Singh

Jemedar Nand Singh

Jemedar Lal Singh

• Jemedar Sampooran Singh

Havildar Lal Bahadur Khattri

Havildar Fateh Singh

Havildar Chuna Ram

Lance Havildar Daya Ram

Lance Havildar Ram Prasad Gurung

• Naik Sis Pal

• Naik Pritam Singh

• Naik Raju

Naik Chand Singh

Naik Krishna Sonawale

Naik Nar Singh

• Lance Naik Rabi Lal Thapa

Sepoy Amar Singh

• Sepoy Hari Singh

Sepoy Dewan Singh

• Sepoy Man Singh

Rifleman Dhonkal Singh

Civilian Porter Mohammad Ismail

• Civilian Dhobi Ramachander

Korea Operations 1951

Lieutenant Colonel A.G. Rangaraj
Major Nirod Baran Banerjee

Congo Operations 1961

Naik Mahabir Thapa
L/Naik Ran Bahadur Gurung

1962 India-China War

Brig. Tapishwar Narain Raina
Lieutenant Colonel Bejoy Mohan Bhattacharjea
Major Sher Partap Singh Shrikent
Major Ajit Singh
Major Mohinder Singh Chaudhary
Major Gurdial Singh
Major Sardul Singh Randhawa
Capt. Mahabir Prasad
Lt. Ved Prakash Trehan
2nd Lt. Shyamal Dev Goswamy
2nd Lt. G.V.P. Rao
2nd Lt. Bhagwan Dutt Dogra
Sub. Sonam Stobdan
Naib Sub. Ishe Tundup
Hav. Swaroop Singh
Hav. Satigian Phunchok
Naik Rabi Lal Thapa
Naik Chain Singh
Sepoy Kanshi Ram
Sepoy Kewal Singh
Rifleman Jashwant Singh Rawat
Sqn. Ldr. Jag Mohan Nath

Indo-Pak War 1965

Major Gen. Gurbaksh Singh
Major Gen. Sarup Singh Kalaan
Major Gen. Mohindar Singh
Major Gen. Rajindar Singh
Major Gen. Har Krishen Sibal
Brig. Zorawar Chand Bakshi
Brig. Ram Dharam Dass Hira
Brig. Khem Karan Singh
Brig. Thomas Krishnan Theogaraj
Lieutenant Colonel Madan Mohan Singh Bakshi
Lieutenant Colonel Salim Caleb
Lieutenant Colonel Arun Shridhar Vaidya
Lieutenant Colonel Desmond Hayde
Lieutenant Colonel Harbans Lal Mehta
Lieutenant Colonel Gurbans Singh Sangha
Lieutenant Colonel Sampuran Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Raghubir Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Narindra Nath Khanna
Lieutenant Colonel Pagadala Kuppuswamy Nandagopal
Lieutenant Colonel Sant Singh
Major Asa Ram Tyagi
Major Ranjit Singh Dyal
Major Baljit Singh Randhawa
Major Sushil Kumar Mathur
Major Bhupinder Singh
Major Bhaskar Roy
Capt. Gautam Mubayi
Capt. Chander Narain Singh
Capt. Kapil Singh Thapa
Sub. Tika Bahadur Thapa
Sub. Ajit Singh
L/ Hav. Naubat Ram
Naik Darshan Singh
Wg. Cdr. William MacDonald Goodman
Wg. Cdr. Prem Pal Singh
Sqn. Ldr. Jag Mohan Nath
Sqn. Ldr. Padmanabha Gautam
Sqn. Ldr. Ajjamada Bopayya Devayya

India-China Skirmish 1967

Lieutenant Colonel Rai Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Mahatam Singh
Major Harbhajan Singh

Indo-Pak War 1971

Brig. Anand Sarup
Brig. Joginder Singh Bakshi
Brig. Joginder Singh Gharaya
Brig. Krishnaswamy Gowri Shankar
Brig. Hardev Singh Kler
Brig. Anthony Harold Edward Michigan
Brig. Anant Vishwanath Natu
Brig. Kailash Prasad Pande
Brig. Sant Singh
Brig. Mohindar Lal Whig
Brig. Arun Shridhar Vaidya
Col. Udai Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Hanut Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Sukhjit Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Raj Mohan Vohra
Lieutenant Colonel Narinder Singh Sandhu
Lieutenant Colonel Ved Prakash Airy
Lieutenant Colonel Chittoor Venugopal
Lieutenant Colonel Arun Bhimrao Harolikar
Lieutenant Colonel Shamsher Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Surinder Kapur
Lieutenant Colonel Ved Prakash Ghai
Lieutenant Colonel Kulwant Singh Pannu
Lieutenant Colonel Sawai Bhawani Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Rajkumar Singh
Lieutenant Colonel Rattan Nath Sharma
Lieutenant Colonel Prem Kumar Khanna
Lieutenant Colonel Kashmiri Lal Rattan
Lieutenant Colonel Harish Chandra Pathak
Major Amarjit Singh Bal
Major Daljit Singh Narang
Major Anup Singh Gahlaut
Major Vijay Rattan Chowdhary
Major Dharam Vir Singh
Major Chewang Rinchen
Major Vijay Kumar Berry
Major Kuldip Singh Chandpuri
Major Basdev Singh Mankotia
Major Jaivir Singh
Capt. Pradip Kumar Gour
Capt. Devinder Singh Ahlawat
Capt. Shankar Rao Shankhapan Walkar
2nd Lt. Shamsher Singh Samra
Sub. Malkiat Singh
Sub. Mohinder Singh
Hav. Bir Bahadur Pun
Hav. Thomas Phillipose
Naik Sugan Singh
L/Naik Nar Bahadur Chhetri
L/Naik Ram Ugram Pandey
L/Naik Drig Pal Singh
L/Naik Shangara Singh
Sepoy Ansuya Prasad
Sepoy Pandurang Salunkhe
Rifleman Pati Ram Gurung
Rifleman Dil Bahadur Chettri
Asst Comm Ram Krishna Wadhwa
Capt. Swaraj Parkash
Capt. Mahendra Nath Mulla
Cdr. Kasargod Patnashetti Gopal Rao
Cdr. Mohan Narayan Rao Samant
Cdr. Babru Bahan Yadav
Lt. Cdr. Santosh Kumar Gupta
Lt. Cdr. Joseph Pius Alfred Noronha
Leading Seaman Chanam Singh
Gp Capt. Chandan Singh
Wg. Cdr. Padmanabha Gautam
Wg. Cdr. Ramesh Sakharam Benegal
Wg. Cdr. Allan Albert D'Costa
Wg. Cdr. Swaroop Krishna Kaul
Wg. Cdr. Harcharan Singh Mangat
Wg. Cdr. Cecil Vivian Parker
Wg. Cdr. Man Mohan Bir Singh Talwar
Wg. Cdr. Vidya Bhushan Vasisht
Sqn. Ldr. Madhavendra Banerji
Sqn. Ldr. Ravinder Nath Bhardwaj

Siachen Operations

Major Krishana Gopal Chatterjee
Capt. Pratap Singh
Sub. Sansar Chand
L/ Hav. Nar Bahadur Ale
Naik Prem Bahadur Gurung

IPFK Operations 1987-90

Brig. Manjit Singh
Col. Vijay Kumar Bakshi
Lieutenant Colonel Inderbal Singh Bawa
Major Puttichandra Sommiah Ganapathi
2nd Lt. Rajeev Sandhu
Lt. Arvind Singh

Indo-Pak Kargil Conflict 1999

Maj Vivek Gupta
Maj Padmapani Acharya
Maj Rajesh Singh Adhikari
Maj Sonam Wangchuk
Capt. Neikezhakua Kenguruse
Capt. Anuj Nayyar
Lt. Keishing Clifford Nongrum
Lt. Balwan Singh
Naik Digendra Kumar

Miscellaneous

Capt. Gurjinder Singh Suri (Kashmir 1999)
Sepoy Imliakum

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