Vir Chakra (Vr.C.) is an Indian gallantry award presented for acts of bravery in the battlefield. It replaced the British Distinguished Service Cross (DSC), Military Cross (MC) and Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). Award of the decoration carries with it the right to use Vr.C. as a postnominal abbreviation (note the care to distinguish this abbreviation from that for the Victoria Cross (V.C.). It is third in precedence in the war time gallantry awards and comes after the Param Vir Chakra and Maha Vir Chakra.
List of Jat Recipients
- Here is partial list of Jat Recipients of Vir Chakra . You may add more.
- Roop Chand - Veer Chakra, A-8264/1016454 Sawar (Retd), DOB:28.8.1923, From: Silana, Kharkhoda, Sonipat, Haryana, Father:Kanhaiya, Nomination: 28.8.1940, Award Date: 12.4.1948.
- Shivo Chand Ram, Veer Chakra, Naik (2836837), Subedar and Honorary Lt, (Retired), Unit: 2, Rajputana Rifles, DOB: 23.3.1926, From Kuleri, Hisar, Haryana, Father: Lekha Ram, Nomination: 23.3.1942, Award Date: 29.5.1948
- Lakhmi Chand Hawaldar (2643527) - Veer Chakra (posthumous), DOB:10.5.1942, From Dhanana, Bhiwani, Haryana, Father:Paras Ram, Nomination: 10.5.1960, Award Date 11.9.1967. Unit:2 Grenadiers.
- Capt Prithvi Singh Dagar (Vir Chakra) - HERO of NATHU-LA 1967
- Dayanand Sangwan - Vir Chakra, Martyr of 1971 Indo-Pak war
- Sher Singh Major, Veer Chakra, IC 14619 Major, Unit: Maratha Light Infantry, DOB: 20.2.1936, From Jhumpa Khurd, Bhiwani, Haryana, Father: Manbhar Ram, Nomination: 30.6.1963, Award Date: 6.12.1971
- Sepoy Gorkha Ram Jakhad - Vir Chakra, Martyr of 1971 Indo-Pak war
- Sampuran Singh, Veer Chakra, Sepoy (3364799), Unit: 6 Sikh Regiment, DOB: 10.1.1949, From Sundran Kheri, Ropar, Punjab, Father: Pritam Singh, Nomination: 10.1.1969, Award Date: 3.12.1971
- Shish Ram Gill - Vir Chakra in Kargil war 1999
- Subedar Bhanwar Lal Bhakar - Vir Chakra in Kargil war 1999
- Subedar Randhir Singh - Vir Chakra in Kargil war 1999
- Havildar Kumar Singh Sogarwal - Vir Chakra in Kargil war 1999
- Subedar Karnail Singh - Vir Chakra in Kargil war 1999
- Maj Balwinder Singh Bajwa - Martyr Kargil war 1999
- Havildar Yash Vir Singh Tomar - Vir Chakra in Kargil war 1999
- Havaldar Madal Lal - Vir Chakra (Posthumous) in Kargil war 1999
- Subedar Bahadur Singh - Vir Chakra (posthumous) in Kargil war 1999
- Maj Karam Vir Lamba - RAJ RIF 
- Capt Karam Singh Kang - GARH RIF 
- Hav Khazan Singh Sangwan - 12 GUARDS
- Maj Balbir Singh Poonia - 7 RAJ RIF
- 2/LT Joginder Singh Jaswal - 9 PUNJAB
- Capt Sukhwant Singh Gill - 18 FD REGT
- Capt Gurmeet Singh Punia - 660 AOP SQN
- Maj Gurdev Singh Jaswal (P) - Punjab (posthumous)
- Lt Col Kuldip Singh Brar - 1 MLI
- Lt Col Amarjit Singh Brar - 7 RAJ RIF
- 2/LT Devpal Singh B Deval (P) - 5/5 GR (posthumous)
- Lt Deepankar Kapoor Singh Sharawat - 2 NAGA
- Ladu Ram Jat (Jitarwal), Veer Chakra (Posthumous), grandfather of Mohana Singh, was a flight gunner in the Aviation Research Centre and is recipient of Vira Chakra Award in 1948 Indo-Pak War. Their family earlier lived in village Papda but now is settled at Khatehpura in Jhunjhunu district, Rajasthan. ,Unit: 1 Indian Grenadiers, DOB: 28.3.1925, Father: Tulsa Ram, Nomination: 28.9.1942, Award Date 11.2.1948.
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