Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan (Photo Gallery)
New Delhi: Defence Investiture Ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday in the presence of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Defence Minister AK Antony and other dignitaries.
President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Kirti Chakra to Lt Comm Abhilash Tomy
Lt Con Bikramjit Singh’s widow Navneet in tears while receiving Shaurya Chakra on behalf of her husband during the Ceremony
Vice President Hamid Ansari, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Defence Minister AK Antony and other dignitaries during the Ceremony
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi during the Ceremony
Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minster Manmohan Singh greet each other as UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi looks on during the Ceremony
Rifleman Ran Bahadur Gurung’s widow man Kumari after receiving Shaurya Chakra on behalf of her husband