Nirmaljeet Singh Sekhon

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Flying Officer Nirmaljeet Singh Sekhon's statue at Param Yodha Sthal, National War Memorial, New Delhi.

Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon, PVC (17 July 1945 – 14 December 1971) was an officer of the Indian Air Force. He was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military decoration during war time, in recognition of his lone defence of Srinagar Air Base against a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) air raid during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.

He is the only member of the Indian Air Force to be honoured with the PVC.

He was Born in Ludhiana (Punjab) on 17th of July 1945.