Odia army officer Lt Gen CP Mohanty takes charge of Southern Army Command

Odia Army Officer Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty assumed command of Southern Army on Thursday, in a ceremony at the National War Memorial, Pune, wherein he paid tribute to the fallen soldiers, followed by traditional Guard of Honour at Headquarters Southern Command. Before this, he commanded the Trishakti Corps in Sukna in eastern sector. An alumnus of Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) Dehradun and National Defence Academy, Lt Gen Mohanty is a June 1982 batch Infantry Officer from the Rajput Regiment and is currently also the Colonel of the Regiment.

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