Naib Subedar(Hony, Retd.) Kycharala Mahalakshmi, Vr.C, Indian Army

Naib Subedar(Hony, Retd.) Kycharala Mahalakshmi, Vr.C


On 17th December 1971, while commanding a detachment of an air defence battery deployed in the Shakargarh sector, Havildar Mahalakshmi directed the fire of his gun accurately and shot down one of the four enemy aircraft attacking his gun.

In this action, Havildar Kycharala Mahalakshmi displayed gallantry and professional skill of a high order.