Keonjhar Police honours 10 Ashok Chakra recipients with postage stamps

Most of the Ashok Chakra medallists are defence personnel and few civilian. Out of this, only 10 are police personnel.
Akarsh Phanindra

Last Updated: Dec 31,2018 11:00 IST

Keonjhar Police honours 10 Ashok Chakra recipients with postage stamps

Keonjhar Police honours 10 Ashok Chakra recipients with postage stamps

31 December 2018 Current Affairs: Keonjhar Police, Odisha, in collaboration with India Post has issued 10 postage stamps, each featuring the Ashok Chakra Awardees from Police Department (State Police and Central police) across the country, under the “My Stamp” scheme.
The stamps which are of Rs 5.00 denomination and have the background picture of Sun Temple, Konark, recognizes the acts of valour by khaki-clad personnel.
“Ashok Chakra”, which is India’s highest peacetime gallantry medal with 84 awardees till date is equivalent to “Param-Veer Chakra“.
The list of 10 police personnel named in postage stamp is as follows:
Randhir Prasad Verma
Pramod Kumar Satapathy
Mohan Chand Sharma
Tukaram Omble,
Hemant Karkare,
Kamlesh Kumari Yadav
R. P. Diengdoh
K Prasad Babu
Vijay Salaskar,
Ashok Kamte
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