Certificate of Honour and Badge of Sacrifice
On the eve of the 56th Independence Day on 14th August 2002, Lt. Nawang Kapadia and three other brave soldiers were awarded a CERTIFICATE OF HONOUR AND BADGE OF SACRIFICE by the Indian Army. All four had fought against the militants in different battles at different time.Major Rajesh Nair , Captain Subramanyam , Lt.Nawang Kapadia, and Sipahi Shankar Keru were all Awarded Badge of Sacrifice and Certificate of Honour by Mumbai sub-area Commander Brigadier Pannicker posthumously. The families of officers were all from Mumbai ,and Sipahi Shankar Keru was from Nashik .
In moving ceremony Brigadier M V K Panicker presented the Badge made of Gold and a Certificate to Nawangâ€™s father. Many friends and family members of Nawang were present on the occasion. Amongst the friends was also Jhanvi, the daughter of Parul and Ketan, who had recently planted trees in the memory of Nawang on her birthday.