Siachen Braveheart Hanamanthappa Koppad Honoured

New Delhi, Jan 15: Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, the Sichan hero, who died after he was miraculously rescued alive from beneath tonnes of snow following an avalanche that hit his post in Siachen Glacier, has been awarded the Sena Medal.

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa’s wife, Mahadevi received the medal from Army Chief General Bipin Rawat. Along with him, fifteen other bravehearts will be awarded gallantry awards. Five of them made the supreme sacrifice reporter said.



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