Lt Gen Sandhu takes over as Chinar Corps commander

Srinagar, Lt Gen JS Sandhu has taken over as 46th commander of Srinagar-based 15 Corps from Lt Gen Satish Dua, army said today.
“Lt Gen Satish Dua yesterday handed over the charge of Srinagar based 15 Corps, also called the Chinar Corps, to Lt Gen JS Sandhu as its 46th Corps Commander,” said a spokesman.
Commissioned into the regiment of 5th Gorkha Rifles (FF), Lt Gen Sandhu has had an illustrious military career spanning 36 years during which he has held varied prestigious command, staff and instructional appointments, he said.
“The Gen officer has an incisive understanding of J&K having served five earlier stints in the state including command of an Infantry Battalion on the Line of Control, a Mountain Brigade and the elite Kupwara Division.”