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Narendra Modiji awarded by Legion of merit award

Legion of merit honored to PM Narendra Modi

US President Donald Trump has conferred the Legion of Merit to the Indian Prime Minister Modi. The award was received by the US Ambassador to India Taranjit Singh Sandhu on behalf of Prime Minister.  Apart from Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe are also awarded with legion of merit. 

What is the Legion of Merit Award? 

It is an American military honor given for outstanding works, achievements, it is the United States of America. it is issued to 8 uniformed services and heads of foreign governments. Former Field Marshal of India, Kodandera Madappa Kariyappa was also honored with the Law of Merit in the year 1950. Kariyappa is one of only two Indian Army officers to hold the 5 Star rank of Field Marshal.
The second field marshal was Sam Manek Shea.

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