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Who was the youngest award of Param Vir Chakra (Highest Indian Military Award at war)

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Who was the youngest award of Param Vir Chakra (Highest Indian Military Award at war)
posted Feb 16, 2016 by A.k

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At the age of 19, Subedar Yogendra Singh Yadav was awarded Param Vir Chakra, making him the youngest Param Vir Chakra winner. (Date: July 4, 1999)

The award was announced Posthumously but it was soon discovered that he was recuperating in the hospital.
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answer Feb 18, 2016 by Manikandan J
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Arun Khetarpal, PVC (14 October 1950 – 16 December 1971) born in Pune, Maharashtra, was an officer of the Indian Army and a posthumous recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military decoration for valour in face of the enemy. He died in the Battle of Basantar during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 where his actions earned him his honour.

answer Feb 24, 2016 by Sanoj Kumar
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