Samanya Seva Medal
|Samanya Seva Medal|
|Awarded by India|
|Awarded for||Active service in designated operations|
|Clasps||KUTCH KARGIL 1965|
|Established||8 May 1975 (retroactive to 26 January 1965)|
|Next (higher)||General Service Medal 1947|
|Next (lower)||Special Service Medal|
Ribbon bar of the medal
The Samanya Seva Medal 1965 (General Service Medal 1965) is a military service medal of the Indian Armed Forces. Established 8 May 1975, with retroactive effect to 26 January 1965, the Samanya Seva Medal is awarded for active service where no other campaign medal is awarded. Clasps are awarded with the medal designating recognized operations.
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