Earlier a head constable with Punjab Police for over 9 years, Kargil war hero Satpal Singh has now been given a double promotion by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, reports the Economic Times

Source: India Today

Ignored for his credentials back in 2010, Satpal Singh will now be recruited as an Assistant Sub-Inspector as authorized by the CM. 


For that to happen, there will be a relaxation of Rule 12.3 of the Punjab Police Manual. 

Source: DNA India

Satpal had killed Pakistan's Captain Karnal Sher Khan and has been recognized as an instrumental member of the battalion that captured the Tiger Hill in 1999. 

Source: Indian Express

The Vir Chakra awardee is finally getting what he deserved a decade ago. But as we say, better late than never.