DIG Amit Kumar, 3 Soldiers Conferred Shaurya Chakra Award

Srinagar, August 14 : Senior police officer, Amit Kumar, been conferred with the prestigious Shaurya Chakra on the August 15 Day.

The 2006-batch officer, Amit Kumar, Deputy Inspector General Of Police, was injured in a gunfight in Pulwama last year.

Kumar has also prevoiusly held key positions as SP Pulwama, SSP Srinagar and DIG South Kashmir.

Three army soldiers, Lieutenant Colonel Krishan Singh Rawat of Parachute Regiment (Special Forces), Major Anil URS of 4 Maratha Light Infantry and Havildar Alok Kumar Dubey of Rajput Regiment 44 battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles have also been named for the third highest peacetime gallantry award.

Policeman Abdul Rashid Kalas, Head Constable, Jammu And Kashmir Police has also been conferred Kirti Chakra award posthumously.