Maj Gen Cyrus Pithawalla


Maj Gen Cyrus Pithawalla (centre) at the Republic Day Parade yesterday.

He holds the unique distinction of being the only member of the Armed Forces to have been awarded both the Ashok Chakra and the Vishisht Seva Medal and to have the rank of a General.

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Courtesy: Beyniaz Edulji

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3 thoughts on “Maj Gen Cyrus Pithawalla

  1. Mani Patel says:

    When one sees a Zoroastrian in the army like Maj Gen Cyrus Pithawalla one feels so so proud. Ours is a small community but look what we can produce.

  2. tehemton says:

    TO MANI, cyrus is one of the many, they are more miniscule than the parsis in India. Their life, culture, heroism is brought forward only by the co -soldiers who served under them. Cyrus NEXT — Lieut, Gen, General and then FM

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