Param Vir Chakra awardee, Subedar Major Yogender Singh Yadav, on his superannuation on Saturday got a customary farewell from the Army. He was given wreaths and flower bundles.
“Indian Army bids farewell to the Hero of Tiger Hill, Sub Maj (Hony Capt) Yogender Singh Yadav, Param Vir Chakra on his superannuation with a traditional send-off. Nation will always be grateful for his gallant services,” Army Training Command, Indian Army tweeted on Saturday.
On the 75th Independence Day of the country, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the rank of Honorary Captain upon Yadav. “On the occasion of the 75th Independence Day, Subedar Major (Honorary Lieutenant) Yogendra Singh Yadav, Param Vir Chakra, was conferred the rank of Honorary Captain by the President of India,” read a statement released by the Ministry of Defence.