|Wg Cdr||Arun Kanti Mukherjee 4416 F(P)||Unit : Tactics and Combat Development Establishment||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 72|
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During the recent hostilities with Pakistan, Wing Commander Arun Kant Mukherjee was commanding a Tactical Flying Unit. He undertook a number of operational sorties and attacked heavily defended enemy air bases. Due to his sound planning, all tasks allotted to his unit were accomplished in an exemplary manner. The unit carried out deep penetration sorties at night with single engine aircraft in the face of heavy enemy defences. The unit did valuable work in keeping the enemy force harassed at night.
Throughout the operations, Wing Commander Arun Kant Mukherjee displayed gallantry, leadership and flying skill of a high order.
|Reference:||Gazette of India , 17th June 1972 - No.75 - Pres/72 dated 1st June 1972|