February 4th, 2020 | Post by :- | 135 Views
Ambala Cantt, ( Gaurav Sharma )  :     Lt Gen SS Mahal, VSM assumed charge as the General Officer Commanding of the elite ‘Kharga Corps’ on 03 Feb 2020 from Lt Gen MJS Kahlon, AVSM who heads for Delhi. The Corps is considered to be the most formidable of the Army’s three Strike Corps. The General officer brings a plenitude of experience from his previous tenure in the Military Operations Directorate.
He hails from Qila Kathgarh, Dist Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, a village steeped in the annals of Punjab’s history. The General’s forefathers helped in signing of the famous ‘Rupnagar Treaty’ of 1831 between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Lord Bentinck on the banks of the River Sutlej.