The command of Indian Army’s Frontier Gajraj Corps today changed hands from Lt Gen Amarjeet Singh Bedi, YSM, VSM to Lt Gen Gurpal Singh Sangha, SM, VSM.
Gen Sangha brings with him immense operational experience and has served in command and staff appointments both in Jammu and Kashmir and the North East. He comes to Gajraj Corps from Kolkata, where he commanded the Bengal Area. In addition to his professional pursuits, the general officer is also a keen sportsperson and is the recipient of multiple medals in the discipline of shooting besides excelling in other sports.
Gen Bedi had an eventful tenure of over an year at Tezpur during which the formation saw commitment both in the sensitive Kameng Sector as well as in counter insurgency operations in Lower and Central Assam. The Unified Command headed by him has been a benchmark in joint and cooperative law enforcement in Assam.