Former J&K Governor Lt Gen SK Sinha died

Posted on:18 Nov 2016 09:13:08
Former J&K Governor Lt Gen SK Sinha died
18 November 2016 Current Affairs: Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Lt Gen Srinivas Kumar Sinha died on 17 November 2016 at the Army Research and Referral (R&R) hospital, New Delhi. He was 92.

Earlier on 1 November 2016, he was admitted to the hospital with a fracture in his femur bone and ribs. Later, he was shifted to R&R hospital after some complications.

He is survived by his wife, son YK Sinha who is an IFS officer and three daughters. At present, YK Sinha is Indian Ambassador to Sri Lanka and is moving for his new posting to the UK.

Srinivas Kumar Sinha : Lieutenant General (Retd.) Sinha was an Indian soldier, who led the first batch of Indian troops in J&K when Pakistan raiders invaded in 1947.

He joined Indian Army in 1943 saw combat service during Second World War in Indonesia and Burma.After Independence, he also served two tenures in Nagaland and Manipur by participating in counter insurgency operations.

He resigned from service after the government superseded him and appointed General A S Vaidya as the new army chief.After retirement from Indian Army, he served as Governor of the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Assam.

He also served as India’s Ambassador to Nepal.

 

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