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Lt Gen takes over charge of Spear Corps

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

Gopal R today took over the reins of the Spear Corps, one of the largest and operationally most active of the

He took over charge of the Spear from General Officer Gen who proceeded on to his new posting in the Headquarters, New Delhi, a defence release here tonight.

Spear also known as 3 Rangapahar in Dimapur district of

An from the Eighth Gorkha Rifles of the Army, Lt Gen Gopal R has extensive operational experience including that in the North East, the release said.

The new GOC has had an illustrious career encompassing several command, staff and instructional appointments including those of commanding an Infantry Battalion on the Siachen Glacier, A and an Rifles Range in South Assam, the release said.

He is also which established the and at

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 19:55 IST