Shaurya Chakra Awards 2022: IAF group captain Varun Singh awarded posthumously for saving his LCA Tejas fighter aircraft in 2020 during sortie

Saurav WalimbeUpdated: Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 06:17 PM IST
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The award was received by Varun Singh's wife Geetanjali Singh and mother Uma Singh |

Group Captain Varun Singh was on Tuesday awarded Shaurya Chakra (posthumously) for saving his LCA Tejas fighter aircraft in 2020 during a sortie.

The award was received by his wife Geetanjali Singh and mother Uma Singh from President of India - Ramnath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Varun Singh lost his life during the December 8, 2021 chopper crash in which CDS General Bipin Rawat and 13 others lost their lives.

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