JK News Today


Jammu, November 9

Lt. Gen. Devraj Anbu, General officer Commanding  Tezpur based  4 corps  will be the new GoC-in-Chief of the Northern Command  succeeding Lt. Gen D S Hooda .

Gen Anbu will be taking over on December 1.

He brings with him  experience of   having tackled  several   critical issues during his  more than 26 years of service in the army.

Lt.Ge. Anbu Commissioned in the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment in June 1980 has had a distinguished military career in which he has executed important Command and Staff appointments in India and abroad.

He has participated in Indian Peace Keeping Operations (IPKF) in Sri Lanka, United Nations Peace Keeping in Namibia, Counter Insurgency and Counter Terrorist operations in Manipur and Jammu and Kashmir.

He was awarded the Sena Medal Gallantry for operation in Siachen Glacier.

The General has also been awarded Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Yudh Seva Medal for his distinguished service.