Lt Gen YK Joshi handing the command of 'Fire and Fury of Corps' to Lt Gen Harinder Singh in Srinagar on Thursday. Photo/ANI
Lt Gen YK Joshi handing the command of 'Fire and Fury of Corps' to Lt Gen Harinder Singh in Srinagar on Thursday. Photo/ANI

Srinagar: 'Fire and Fury of Corps' handed over to Lt Gen Harinder Singh

ANI | Updated: Oct 10, 2019 20:18 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct 10 (ANI): The 'Fire and Fury of Corps' has been handed over to Lieutenant General Harinder Singh by Lieutenant General YK Joshi in Srinagar on Thursday.

On taking over, Lieutenant General Singh encouraged all ranks of Fire and Fury Corps to continue to discharge their duties with the same commitment and zeal. He said to always be prepared to deal with any threat to national security. He also urged the crops to continue to keep 'Nation First' in all their endeavours.

In his farewell message, Lieutenant General Joshi said, "I convey my gratitude and deep appreciation to all ranks of the Fire and Fury Corps, for their professionalism and steadfast dedication in the service of the nation, even in the most hostile terrain, weather and altitude challenges faced by any Army in the world."

Lieutenant General Singh has had a distinguished career in the Indian Army, tenanting a number of important command and staff appointments.

He was commissioned into the Maratha Light Infantry, where he served western and northern borders, command of a 'Rashtriya Rifles Battalion' in North Kashmir, an Infantry Brigade Group in 'United Nations Peace Keeping Mission' in Congo and an Infantry Division in North Kashmir. (ANI)

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