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Which is the highest gallantry award in India?

A) Param Vir Chakra B) Kirti Chakra
C) Vir Chakra D) Param Vishishtat Seva Medal

Answer:   A) Param Vir Chakra



Explanation:

Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valor during the war.

 

Ashok Chakra Award – An Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. It is the peacetime equivalent of the Param Vir Chakra.

Kirti Chakra – Second in order of precedence of peacetime gallantry awards.


Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) is literally called a great warrior medal. Vir Chakra is an Indian gallantry award presented for acts of bravery in the wars.

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Which singer was in January 2018, chosen for the 5th Edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2018 for her outstanding contribution to the Hindi filmindustry?

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Which is the highest award for gallantry during peacetime?

A) Vir Chakra B) Param Vir Chakra
C) Ashok Chakra D) Mahavir Chakra
 
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