Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 6th Standard

Param Vir Chakra : Our Heroes




Param Vir Chakra: Our Heroes 


This chapter is about a great honour called the Param Vir Chakra and to date, only 21 people have received it they have given us a lot of information about it how it is made what is its resembles. It is made from bronze and its fitted swivel mounting and it has a plain purple ribbon it has the national emblem on the front and it has the word Param Vir Chakra engraved in Hindi and English with two lotus flowers in between. 

The medal was made by a European woman called  Savitribai Khanolkar who married Vikram Khanolkar she got Indian citizenship and she studied our arts and culture in depth and she was fluent in the languages Hindi Sanskrit Marathi.

They have given us the names of all the 21 winners of the award and they have given us an example of one of the winners of the award and they have given us a summary about his stroy.  



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