|Service No & Branch||9554 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 16 May 1965||Course: 93 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 18 May 1987|
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|01 Nov 1970 - 31 Aug 1975||Flt Lt||No.26 Squadron||Adampur||Squadron Pilot|
|01 Jul 1977 - 01 May 1980||Sqn Ldr||No.26 Squadron||Pathankot||Squadron Pilot|
|01 Jul 1979 - 30 Jun 1981||Sqn Ldr||RSAF||Singapore||Flying Instructor|
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|Flt Lt||Jagdamba Prasad Saklani||9554 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
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During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Jagdamba Prasad Saklani, as a pilot of a Fighter-Bomber Squadron, flew thirteen operational missions in support of our ground forces. In addition to the destruction of four tanks and one jeep, he successfully attacked Chander airfield, bombed enemy concentration of troops and tanks and also bombed Zaffarwal, inflicting heavy damage to the enemy.
Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Jagdamba Prasad Saklani displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
|Unit : 26 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972|