Circular cupro-nickel medal with claw and bar suspension; the face with a map of India in relief, inscribed above ‘50th Anniversary of Independence’ in Hindi and dated ‘1947-1997’ below; the reverse with the Chatta Chowk (Lahore Gate) of Red Fort at Delhi, circumscribed above ‘50th ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE’ and dated ‘1947-1997’ below; attributed on the edge to ‘112861P G SINGH IN’; slight age discoloration; on replaced correct ribbon.
The Chatta Chowk on the west side of the Red Fort at Delhi was the scene of the Indian Mutiny of 1857 and remains a greatly symbolic site for Indian independence.
The medal was instituted in 1997 and awarded to serving members of the armed forces.
This Aluminum token is given to each pilgrim who visits the Shrine of the Mata Vaishno Devi. It is said that this token is to be kept in your cash box so that it will never remain empty, and by the grace of Mata Vaishno Devi the cash in your Cash Box shall ever keep on increasing.
On the right side, the three circles represents the three peaked mountains called the TRIKOOTA.
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