India - Pakistan War
India - Pakistan war of 1965 was culmination of a series of border skirmishes between India and Pakistan over the years. The hostilities started immediately after India - China conflict of 1962. In retaliation, India launched an attack on Lahore across the area extending from Pathankot to Suratgarh. Finally, ceasefire was agreed upon with effect from 23 September 1965. Indian forces suffered a total of 3415 casualties and were awarded 02 Param Vir Chakra, 37 Maha Vir Chakra and 171 Vir Chakra for gallantry during the Operations.