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New GOC Gajraj Corps takes charge

By Correspondent

TEZPUR, Nov 26 - Lieutenant General Amarjeet Singh Bedi, YSM, VSM took over as the General Officer Commanding of Gajraj Corps Tezpur, from Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu, AVSM, YSM, SM who took over as GOC-in-C Northern Command from November 25.

Lieutenant General AS Bedi who was commissioned into Garhwal Rifle Regiment on June 13, 1981 has a distinguished military career, in which he has executed important Command, Staff and Instructor appointments. The General has the credentials of having commanded �The Formidable Fifth� Brigade (The oldest Infantry Brigade of Indian Army) in Arunachal Pradesh and Trishul Division in Leh. His staff appointments include Colonel General Staff (China) Headquarters Army Training Command and Major General staff at Headquarters Eastern Command. Prior to taking over the Command of the Gajraj Corps, the General has served as General Officer Commanding Bengal Area.

The General has done various courses including the prestigious Defence Service Staff College course at Wellington, Senior Command Course at Army War College, Higher Command Course from NDU, Beijing, China and NDC Course at National Defence College.

The General has also been decorated with Vishisht Seva Medal in 2012 and Yudh Seva Medal in 2015 for his distinguished and gallant service.

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