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Former Army chief O P Malhotra dead

Former Army chief General (retired) OP Malhotra died due to old age complications at his residence here on Tuesday. Malhotra was the 13th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army from 1978-1981, the Ambassador of India to Indonesia from 1981-1984 and Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh from 1990-1991. Condoling the death, President Pranab Mukherjee said, “He was a distinguished public servant who made his mark as Chief of the Army Staff, Ambassador of India to Indonesia, Administrator of Chandigarh and Governor of Punjab.”
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