Kumar Jatar’s Vayu Sena Medal

Dinkar (Kumar) Jatar was the grand-son of Kashinath Shriram Jatar (Bapurao), who was the eldest son of Shriram Jatar,  (link to the family tree of Shriram. )

One of Bapurao’s sons was Shantaram Jatar (known as Babukaka) who married Malti Phadnis. Kumar Jatar is the son of Babukaka and he married Shaila Raje Pant, and they have two sons, Udaiyan and Samirran.

Kumar (Dinkar) Jatar, was awarded the Vayu Sena Medal, pinned on him by none other than the Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC,  an Indian Air Force marshal who served as Chief of the Air Staff from 1964 to 1969. Continue reading “Kumar Jatar’s Vayu Sena Medal”