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Lt Gen Amarjeet Singh Bedi takes over as GOC, Gajraj Corps

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Lt Gen Amarjeet Singh Bedi today took over as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Gajraj Corps located at Tezpur.

Bedi replaced Lt Gel Devraj Anbu who has proceeded to take over as GOC-in-C Northern Command, an official release said here.

Lt Gen Bedi has been commissioned into Garhwal Rifle Regiment on June 13, 1981 and has a distinguished military career, in which he has executed important Command, Staff and Instructor appointments.

He has the credentials of having commanded the oldest Infantry Brigade of the - The Formidable Fifth in and Trishul Division in Leh.

His staff appointments include Colonel General Staff (China) Headquarters Army Training Command and Major General General staff at Headquarters Eastern Command, the release said.

Prior to taking over the Command of the Gajraj Corps he has served as General Officer Commanding Bengal Area.

Lt Gen Bedi has also done various courses to include the prestigious Defence Service Staff College course at Wellington, Senior Command Course at Army War College, Higher Command Course from NDU, Beijing, and NDC Course at National Defence College.

He has been decorated with Vishist Seva Medal in 2012 and Yudh Seva Medal in 2015 for his distinguished and gallant service, the release said.

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First Published: Fri, November 25 2016. 16:43 IST
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