Lt Gen Devraj Anbu takes over as chief of Northern Command

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Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu assumed the appointment of Northern Army Commander on 1 December 2016, a communiqué informed.

The General officer was commissioned into the Sikh Light Infantry in 1980 and has extensive staff and command exposures.

He commanded a Mountain Brigade in the Kashmir Valley, a Division in North East and the Indian Military Training Team in Bhutan prior to commanding the Tezpur based Corps. The General Officer also briefly commanded the Sikh Light Infantry Regimental Centre and Assam Rifles Training Centre and School.

Apart from important operational staff appointments at the Division and Corps Headquarters in the North East and Jammu and Kashmir, his staff appointments include tenures at the Military Secretary branch, Staff Duties branch and as Military Assistant to the Chief of the Army Staff at the Army HQ.

On assuming the charge, the General officer conveyed his greetings to all ranks and expressed his commitment to take forward the excellent work by his predecessors and all ranks of Northern Command in these challenging conditions.


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