India`s highest peacetime gallantry award Ashoka Chakra will be conferred on Major Mukund Varadarajan posthumously, the Defence Ministry said.
Delhi unit of BJP demanded that the 23-year-old gang-rape victim be honoured with the Ashoka Chakra as her courage has "inspired the whole nation".
Major Laishram Jyotin Singh of the Army Medical Corps has been posthumously honoured with the Ashok Chakra, the highest peace-time gallantry award.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014