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Lieutenant general Amardeep Singh Aujla (Photo/ANI)
Lieutenant general Amardeep Singh Aujla (Photo/ANI)

Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Aujla takes over as new Chinar Corps Commander

ANI | Updated: May 09, 2022 19:01 IST

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Lieutenant general Amardeep Singh Aujla, an officer with vast counter-terrorism operations on Monday, took over as the new commander of the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps which looks after operations in the entire Kashmir valley.
Commissioned into the Rajputana Rifles regiment, Aujla joined the forces in December 1987.
Aujla has done three tenures operational tenures in the Kashmir valley including the ones as Company Commander in Kashmir, prestigious 268 Infantry Brigade and 28 Infantry Division along the Line of Control in North Kashmir.

He has done staff tenures in the Chinar Corps and also served as the Major General looking after counter-terrorist operations in the Udhampur-based Northern Command headquarters.
Aujla has also been an instructor in Commando Wing, Infantry School Belgaum where he was responsible for the conduct of commando training, arguably the toughest military course in the force.
He served in Perspective Planning and Infantry Directorate at Army Headquarters and commanded the prestigious 15 Rajputana Rifles battalion in 2005 and is the second Chinar Corps Commander from the unit in the last three years.
Lt Gen KJS Dhillon (Retd) also was from the same unit and was Corps commander during the most difficult phase of the time when article 370 was revoke revoked by the Centre. (ANI)