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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be conferred with Vir Chakra on I-Day

Megha Jain

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Indian Air Force's (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed an F-16 fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force and foiled the Pakistani retaliation, will be conferred with Vir Chakra on Independence Day. While Squadron Leader Minty Agarwal to be conferred with Yudh Seva Medal for her role as a fighter controller during the February 27 aerial conflict between India & Pakistan after IAF airstrikes in Balakot.