Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh took over because the Chief of Staff, Headquarters Western Command, Thursday.
He laid a wreath on the Command War Memorial and paid homage to the warriors who had laid down their lives within the line of accountability below the Western Command.
Lt Gen Manjinder Singh, YSM, VSM, Colonel of The Madras Regiment took over because the forty seventh #ChiefOfStaff of #WesternCommand. On this instance, the General paid homage to the #bravehearts at #VeerSmriti & exhorted all ranks to proceed running with utmost zeal & enthusiasm.@adgpi pic.twitter.com/lHYI1voyCI
— Western Command – Indian Army (@westerncomd_IA) April 1, 2021
The common is an alumnus of Sainik School Kapurthala, National Defence Academy and Indian Military Academy. He was once commissioned into 19 Madras in December 1986. He has commanded a battalion in counter-insurgency surroundings in J&Okay, an infantry brigade on the Line of Control and an infantry department as a part of a Strike Corps.
He has been an teacher on the Indian Military Academy and Indian Military Training group at Bhutan. He additionally attended National Defence College in Thailand.