Lieutenant General J S Sandhu takes charge as GoC of Chinar Corps

Posted on:03 Nov 2016 09:33:21
Lieutenant General J S Sandhu takes charge as GoC of Chinar Corps
03 November 2016 Current Affairs: Lieutenant General J S Sandhu has taken charge as the General officer Commanding of the Army's strategic Chinar Corps which is responsible for guarding the Line of Control in Kashmir Valley. 

Commissioned into the 5th Gorkha Rifles regiment, he has had an illustrious military career spanning 36 years during which he held several prestigious command, staff and instructional appointments.

The General officer has an incisive understanding of Jammu and Kashmir, having served five earlier stints in the state, including command of an Infantry Battalion on the Line of Control, a Mountain Brigade and the elite Kupwara Division.

A graduate of the Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Higher Command Course and National Defence College, Sandhu has also served in the Army Headquarters, Infantry School, Army War College and the DSSC. 

He has also represented the country in the Indian Embassy at Kathmandu, Nepal. On assuming the charge, he conveyed his greetings to the people of Kashmir and the entire Chinar Corps fraternity. 

Dua's tenure, which began on August 27 last year, has been characterized by a balanced approach of robust operations along the LoC and in hinterland on one hand, and constructive engagement with the populace, especially the youth on the other.

Dua's tenure though, will be defined by the successful surgical strikes in September launched by the Army in response to the Uri terror attack.

He expressed hope that the situation in the Valley would soon return to normal and conveyed his best wishes to the people of Kashmir and soldiers of Chinar Corps.

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