Lt Gen CP Mohanty takes over as GOC Trishakti Corps

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PRASHANT ACHARYA
SILIGURI
30 Aug 2018

Lieutenant General CP Mohanty took over the command of Sukna based Trishakti Corps from Lieutenant General Pradeep M Bali on Thursday.
Lt Gen Mohanty is a June 1982 Batch Infantry Officer from the Rajput Regiment and is currently also the Colonel of the Rajput Regiment. During his military career, he had vast operational experiences along border with Pakistan and China and also in active counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir and Assam. General Mohanty has led a multinational UN Brigade in Congo and has been Military Advisor to Government of Seychelles. The General Officer has been thrice decorated for his distinguished services in various operational assignments.
He has an M Phil in Defence and Strategic Studies and holds a Masters in Management Studies having researched extensively on China and South Asia. On the eve of taking over the reins of Trishakti Corps, the General Officer recalled the supreme sacrifice made by the gallant soldiers and exhorted all ranks to continue working with zeal, enthusiasm and selflessness to protect the sovereignty of the country in the best traditions of the Indian Army.
Outgoing Corps Commander Lieutenant General Pradeep M Bali complimented all ranks of the Trishakti Corps for their commitment and dedication in accomplishing assigned tasks in a challenging operational environment.