January 26, 2021 2:16:21 am
Fifteen wounded Armymen, who were disabled due to injuries suffered in various actions, and eight widows of martyrs who lost their lives during 2019-20 will be honoured on Republic Day by the Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha in Mumbai.
Lt. Gen S K Prashar, GOC (Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa) will be conferring the Sri Shanmukhananda Shaurya Ratna award and a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh to Shakeela Shoukat Ali, whose entire family served in the Army.
The wounded soldiers will be presented with a purse of Rs 1 lakh in cash and mementos, while the families of martyrs will each get a purse of Rs 2 lakh and mementos.
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