Major General Ranjit Singh, VSM Takes Over as IG AR (East)

By FrontierManipur | Published On 18th Nov, 2020, 10:36 GMT+0530

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Major General Ranjit Singh

The IG has a pleasant and unassuming demeanor, combined with a razor-sharp intellect and vision. AR under his able leadership is likely to contribute substantially towards ushering in peace, prosperity and stability in the Northeast region, said a press release.

TFM Desk

Major General GAV Reddy, SC VSM handed over the reins of Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) to Major General Ranjit Singh, VSM on Wednesday, who would be the Sixth incumbent in Srikona Garrison, Silchar.

According to a release, Major General Ranjit Singh, VSM has vast operational experience in counter insurgency operations and most difficult terrains across the country. He commanded 7th Battalion The Madras Regiment in Tinsukia,  Binaguri and 56 Mountain Brigade in Dras / Kargil – which was famous for the 1999 Kargil War. He was awarded the prestigious Vishisht Seva Medal for his service as a Brigade Commander. He has served earlier in Mokokchung, Tinsukia & Rangiya and has been handpicked for this prestigious appointment.

The Inspector General has a pleasant and unassuming demeanor, combined with a razor-sharp intellect and vision. Assam Rifles under his able leadership and guidance is likely to contribute substantially towards ushering in peace, prosperity and stability in the North East region.

Assam Rifles (East) looks after Tripura, Mizoram, South Assam and West Manipur and is involved in multi-ferrous roles like counter-insurgency operations in West Manipur, effective border management in Mizoram and civic action projects in the entire region to win over the hearts and minds of people.

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