List of Maha Vir Chakra Recipients India

Winners List of Maha Veer Chakra Award:-

The Maha Veer Chakra (MVC) established on 26th January, 1950 is the second highest Indian military decoration and is awarded for acts of extraordinary gallantry and bravery in war on land, at sea or in the air. The medal is circular and is made of standard silver. Embossed on the obverse is a five pointed heraldic star with circular centre-piece bearing the gilded State emblem in the centre. The words “Maha Vir Chakra” are embossed in Devanagari and English on the reverse with two lotus flowers in the middle.

Quick Facts about Maha Vir Chakra

  • Established – 26th January 1950
  • First Awarded – 1947
  • Last Awarded – 2001
  • 218 Peoples Has been Honored by this award.
  • This Honor can given even after death.

Below is the list of Maha Vir Chakra Awardees:

 

Name Operation/War Date of Award
Dewan Ranjit Rai 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 27 October 1947
Dewan Singh 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 03 November 1947
Chand Singh 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 22 November 1947
Bishan Singh 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 12 December 1947
Nand Singh 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 12 December 1947
Ram Chander 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 18 December 1947
Gen Yadunath Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 01 January 1948
IJS Butalia 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 01 January 1948
Khushal Chand 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 01 January 1948
Mohammad Usman 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 01 January 1948
Manmohan Khanna 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 01 January 1948
Rajinder Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 01 January 1948
Thakur Prithi Chand 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 01 January 1948
Annavi Krishnaswamy Ramaswamy 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 16 January 1948
Man Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 25 January 1948
Daya Ram 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 06 February 1948
Kishan Singh Rathore 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 06 February 1948
Krishna Sonawale 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 06 February 1948
Sardar Malkiat Singh Brar 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 08 February 1948
Satyapal Chopra 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 15 March 1948
Hari Chand 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 17 March 1948
Hari Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 17 March 1948
Gurdial Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 18 March 1948
Rajindar Singh Sparrow 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 19 March 1948
Arvind Nilkanth Jatar 1948 Rajauri, Jammu & Kashmir 08 April 1948
Sis Pal Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 09 April 1948
Dhonkal Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 30 April 1948
Kaman Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 18 May 1948
Lal Bahadur Khattri 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 18 May 1948
Hardev Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 24 May 1948
Nar Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 31 May 1948
Raju 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 11 June 1948
Chuna Ram 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 15 June 1948
Porter Mohd Ismail 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 23 June 1948
Amar Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 25 June 1948
Chewang Rinchen 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 01 July 1948
Pritam Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 03 July 1948
Sampooran Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 06 July 1948
Sher Jung Thapa The Hero of Skardu 14 August 1948
Fateh Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 14 September 1948
Harbans Singh Virk 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 16 September 1948
Anil Krishna Barat 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 25 September 1948
Rabi Lal Thapa 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 27 September 1948
Dharam Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 08 November 1948
Anant Singh Pathania 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 14 November 1948
Ram Parsad Gurung 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 15 November 1948
Lal Singh 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 15 November 1948
Kanhya Lal Atal 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 23 November 1948
Dara Dinshaw Mistry 1948 Operation Polo, Hyderabad 15 December 1948
Mehar Singh 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26 January 1950
Minoo Merwan Engineer 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 26 January 1950
SB Noronha 1951 Operation Tomahawk 26 January 1950
AG Rangaraj 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War 24 March 1951
Nirod Baran Banerjee 1961 Operation Vijay, Goa 29 March 1951
Hrushikesh Moolgavkar 1961 Operation Vijay, Goa 08 December 1951
Ran Bahadur Gurung 1962 Operation Leg Horn 06 December 1961
Mahabir Thapa 1962 Operation Leg Horn 16 December 1961
Jag Mohan Nath 1962 Operation Leg Horn 01 January 1962
Chain Singh 1962 Operation Leg Horn 10 October 1962
Kanshi Ram 1962 Operation Leg Horn 10 October 1962
Saroop Singh 1962 Operation Leg Horn 19 October 1962
Bhagwan Dutt Dogra 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Gopalkrishna Venkatesa Prasanna Rao 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Gurdial Singh 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Mahabir Prasad 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Mahander Singh Chaudhary 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Sardul Singh Randhawa 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Sher Pratap Singh Shrikent 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Sonam Stobdan 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Tapishwar Narain Raina 1962 Operation Leg Horn 20 October 1962
Rabi Lal Thapa 1962 Operation Leg Horn 21 October 1962
Ajit Singh 1962 Operation Leg Horn 22 October 1962
Bejoy Mohan Bhattacharjea 1962 Operation Leg Horn 25 October 1962
Kewal Singh 1962 Operation Leg Horn 26 October 1962
Satigian Phunchok 1962 Operation Leg Horn 27 October 1962
Ishe Tundup 1962 Operation Leg Horn 27 October 1962
Jaswant Singh Rawat 1962 Operation Leg Horn 17 November 1962
Shyamal Dev Goswamy 1965 Operation Ablaze 18 November 1962
Ved Prakash Trehan 1965 Operation Ablaze 29 December 1962
Sushil Kumar Mathur 1965 Operation Ablaze 15 April 1965
Baljit Singh Randhawa 1965 Operation Ablaze 17 May 1965
Chander Narain Singh 1965 Operation Ablaze 05 August 1965
Sarup Singh Kalaan 1965 Operation Ablaze 05 August 1965
Ram Dharam Dass Hira 1965 Operation Ablaze 05 August 1965
Zorawar Chand Bakshi 1965 Operation Ablaze 05 August 1965
Gurbans Singh Sangha 1965 Operation Riddle 15 August 1965
Ranjit Singh Dyal 1965 Operation Riddle 25 August 1965
Bhaskar Roy 1965 Operation Riddle 01 September 1965
Jag Mohan Nath 1965 Operation Riddle 01 September 1965
William Mac Donald Goodman 1965 Operation Riddle 01 September 1965
Ajit Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Desmond Hayde 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Gen Gurbaksh Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Gen Rajindar Singh Sparrow 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Har Krishen Sibal 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Khem Karan Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Narindera Nath Khanna 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Padmanabha Gautam 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Prem Pal Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 06 September 1965
Raghubir Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 07 September 1965
Harbans Lal Mehta 1965 Operation Riddle 08 September 1965
Naubat Ram 1965 Operation Riddle 08 September 1965
Thomas Krishnan Theogaraj 1965 Operation Riddle 08 September 1965
Gen Mohindar Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 09 September 1965
Sampuran Singh 1965 Operation Ablaze 09 September 1965
Salim Caleb 1965 Operation Riddle 10 September 1965
Madan Mohan Singh Bakshi 1965 Operation Riddle 11 September 1965
Arun Shridhar Vaidya 1965 Operation Riddle 16 September 1965
Asaram Tyagi 1965 Operation Ablaze 21 September 1965
Kapil Singh Thapa 1965 Operation Riddle 21 September 1965
Pagadala Kuppuswamy Nandagopal 1965 Operation Riddle 28 September 1965
Tika Bahadur Thapa 1965 Operation Riddle 30 September 1965
Bhupinder Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 11 October 1965
Darshan Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 02 November 1965
Gautam Mubayi 1965 Operation Riddle 02 November 1965
Sant Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 02 November 1965
Harbhajan Singh 1965 Operation Riddle 11 September 1967
Rai Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11 September 1967
Mahatam Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 October 1967
Anand Sarup 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1971
Arun Bhimrao Harolikar 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1971
Anthony Harold Edward Michigan 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1971
Hardev Singh Kaler 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1971
Mohan Narayan Rao Samant 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1971
Rajkumar Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1971
Surinder Kapur 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1971
Ram Ugrah Pandey 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 24 November 1971
Ansuya Prasad 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 30 November 1971
Pati Ram Gurung 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 30 November 1971
Gen Shamsher Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 December 1971
Swaraj Parkash 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 December 1971
Anup Singh Gahlaut 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03 December 1971
Basdev Singh Mankotia 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03 December 1971
Anant Vishwanath Natu 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03 December 1971
Kashmiri Lal Rattan 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03 December 1971
Prem Kumar Khanna 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03 December 1971
Jaivir Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03 December 1971
Vidya Bhushan Vasisht 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 03 December 1971
Allan Albert D’Costa 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 04 December 1971
Bir Bahadur Pun 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 04 December 1971
Kasargod Patnashetti Gopal Rao 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 04 December 1971
Arun Shridhar Vaidya 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Babru Bahan Yadav 1971 Operation Trident 05 December 1971
Devinder Singh Ahlawat 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Krishnaswamy Gowri Shankar 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Kuldip Singh Chandpuri 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Narinder Singh Sandhu 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Padmanabha Gautam 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Ravinder Nath Bhardwaj 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Sawai Bhawani Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 05 December 1971
Joginder Singh Gharaya 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06 December 1971
Kailash Prasad Pande 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06 December 1971
Mohindar Lal Whig 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06 December 1971
Pandurang Salunkhe 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 06 December 1971
Chandan Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07 December 1971
Gen Chittoor Venugopal 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07 December 1971
Joginder Singh Bakshi 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07 December 1971
Mohinder Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 07 December 1971
Chewang Rinchen 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08 December 1971
Chiman Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08 December 1971
Joseph Pius Alfred Noronha 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08 December 1971
Udai Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 08 December 1971
Mahendra Nath Mulla 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 09 December 1971
Sugan Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 09 December 1971
Rattan Nath Sharma 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 10 December 1971
Gen Harish Chandra Pathak 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11 December 1971
Kulwant Singh Pannu 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11 December 1971
Sukhjit Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11 December 1971
Vijay Rattan Choudhry 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 11 December 1971
Drig Pal Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 13 December 1971
Pradip Kumar Gour 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 14 December 1971
Amarjit Singh Bal 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 15 December 1971
Thomas Phillopose 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 15 December 1971
Ved Prakash Ghai 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 15 December 1971
Hanut Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 16 December 1971
Raj Mohan Vohra 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 16 December 1971
Shankar Rao Shankhapan Walkar 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 16 December 1971
Cecil Vivian Parker 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Harcharan Singh Mangat 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Madhavendra Banerji 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Malkiat Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Man Mohan Bir Singh Talwar 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Ramesh Sakharam Benegal 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Shamsher Singh Samra 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Shangara Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 17 December 1971
Dil Bahadur Chettri 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 21 December 1971
Santosh Kumar Gupta 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 21 December 1971
Vijay Kumar Berry 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 28 December 1971
S. K. Kaul 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 30 December 1971
Nar Bahadur Chhetri 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 31 December 1971
Dharam Vir Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 01 January 1972
Sant Singh 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 02 January 1972
Daljit Singh Narang 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly 20 January 1972
Ved Prakash Airy 1971 Operation Cactus-Lilly, 20 January 1972
Ram Krishna Wadhwa 1971 Indo-Pak War-Raja Mohtam 10 December 1971
Nar Bahadur Ale 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 26 January 1987
Prem Bahadur Gurung 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 26 January 1987
Krishna Gopal Chatterjee 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 15 August 1987
Puttichanda Somaiah Ganapathi 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 16 October 1987
Manjit Singh 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 19 October 1987
Arvind Singh 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 22 January 1988
Ajjamada B. Devaiah 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 26 January 1988
Sansar Chand 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 26 January 1988
Inder Bal Singh Bawa 1984 Operation Meghdoot, Siachen 02 April 1988
Rajeev Sandhu 1987 Operation Pawan, Sri Lanka 19 July 1988
Pratap Singh 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 26 January 1989
Vijay Kumar Bakshi 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 29 March 1989
Anuj Nayyar 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01 January 1999
Balwan Singh 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01 January 1999
Rajesh Singh Adhikari 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01 January 1999
Sonam Wangchuk 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01 January 1999
Keishing Clifford Nongrun 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 01 January 1999
Digendra Kumar 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15 August 1999
Neikezhakuo Kenguruse 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15 August 1999
Padmapani Acharya 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15 August 1999
Vivek Gupta 1999 Operation Vijay, Kargil 15 August 1999
Imliakum Ao 1999 Operation Vijay – Kargil 26 January 2000
Gurjinder Singh Suri 1999 Operation Vijay – Kargil 01 January 2001

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