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Posted at: Jul 6, 2017, 12:04 AM; last updated: Jul 6, 2017, 12:04 AM (IST)

Lt Gen Thimmaya assumes charge of Chetak Corps

Lt Gen Thimmaya assumes charge of Chetak Corps
Lieutenant General PC Thimmaya

Bathinda, July 5

Lieutenant General PC Thimmaya took over the command of Chetak Corps from Lieutenant General Ashwani Kumar at a solemn military ceremony.

A Mechanised Infantry Officer, commissioned in 1981, he has varied experiences at the Western and Eastern fronts. Besides commanding a Mechanised Infantry Brigade, he has commanded a strike RAPID division and has held important staff appointments at Integrated HQ of MoD (Army).

He has also been a military observer with UN mission (Angola) and Defence Attache in Bangladesh.— TNS


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