Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh appointed as Northern Army Commander
Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, who was the Director-General of Military Operations (DGMO) when India carried out surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, has been appointed Northern Army commander. Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, succeeds Lt Gen Anbu who is going to take charge as the Vice Chief of the Indian Army, Sources said.
At present, Lt General Ranbir Singh is Deputy Chief of the Army Staff. Lt General Ranbir Singh was the DGMO when India had carried out surgical strikes across the LoC on the intervening night of September 28 and 29 in 2016.
Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh had also served as commander of the Army’s One Corps in Mathura.
Lt Gen Anbu succeeds Lt Gen Sarath Chand who retires on Thursday.
Lt Gen Ranbir Singh Spent his childhood and hails from Jalandhar and his family is belongs to Ambala Jattan, Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. His father died when he was very young and Colonel Manmohan Singh (retd) his uncle took care of him
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