Lieutenant General RC Tiwari appointed as new Eastern Army Commander

He would succeed incumbent Lieutenant General RP Kalita, whose term ends on December 31.
Lieutenant General RC Tiwari
Lieutenant General RC Tiwari

New Delhi: Lieutenant General RC Tiwari has been appointed as the new Eastern Army Commander. He would succeed incumbent Lieutenant General RP Kalita, whose term ends on December 31.

Lieutenant General Tiwari is currently commanding the Uttar Bharat Area and has also commanded the 3 Corps. The General is an Infantry Officer and was commissioned in the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army in 1987.

The officer Is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, the Defence Services Staff College, College of Defence Management and the National Defence College. He has held several prestigious command and staff assignments in conventional as well as counter-insurgency operations in India and abroad.

He commanded an Infantry battalion in Counter Insurgency Operations, Mountain Brigade in High Altitude and Black Cat Division as General Officer Commanding. Prior to taking over this appointment, Lieutenant General RC Tiwari was the Chief of Staff in Headquarters South Western Command, Jaipur.

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