SHILLONG: The Deputy Commissioner of East Khasi Hills District has informed that the Government of India will announce the Ashoka Chakra series of Gallantry Awards on Independence Day. Persons of either sex in all walks of life are eligible for these awards. Besides defence personnel, members of the police are also eligible for these awards. Intending individuals from East Khasi Hills district who desire their names to be recommended to the government for the award are required to send their nominations to the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong on or before April 24.
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