Bhubaneswar: Naib Subedar Nuduram Soren of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district has been named for the Vir Chakra award posthumously.
Soren was among the 20 soldiers martyred at Galwan Valley along the India-China border during a violent clash with Chinese troops last year.
He was serving in the 16th Battalion of the Bihar Regiment. He had joined the Indian army in 1997.
The martyr is survived by his wife and three daughters.