Lt. Gen. AK Bhatt takes charge of Chinar Corps
Srinagar: Lt Gen A K Bhatt has taken over as the 47th Corps Commander of Srinagar-based 15 Corps, also called the Chinar Corps, of the Army, an army official said today.
"Lt. Gen. Bhatt took over from Lt Gen J S Sandhu yesterday, " the official said.
He said a befitting farewell was given to Lt. Gen.
Sandhu, who is proceeding to New Delhi to assume the charge of Military Secretary (MS). "Lt. Gen. Sandhu s tenure will be defined by the successful execution of Operation All Out launched by the Security Forces in which a large number of terrorists were eliminated in the Valley," the official said. Lt. Gen. Sandhu also gave impetus to improving the education infrastructure, coaching facilities, skill development, sports and youth empowerment, he added.