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Pashchimi Star, 1971
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Pashchimi Star, 1971
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Five-pointed gilt copper star imposed on a circle, with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with the Ashokan Lions above the Indian National motto Satyameva Jayate = Truth Alone Prevails in Hindi characters within a ring inscribed in Hindi ‘Pashchimi Star’ and ‘PASHCHIMI STAR’; the reverse plain without attribution; on replaced correct ribbon.

The Star was instituted shortly after the war with Pakistan that took place from 3 to 16 December 1971 and was awarded for active service on the front with Western Pakistan, Pashchimi being the Hindi word for ‘Western’.

 
Pashchimi Star, 1971
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Pashchimi Star, 1971
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Pashchimi Star, 1971
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Pashchimi Star, 1971
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