KJ Singh

Lt Gen KJ Singh is the former Western Army Commander of the Indian Army. In this role, he was responsible for the Pakistan border, including controlling terrorism in Jammu-Kathua-Samba region, and for the China Border in the state of Himachal Pradesh. He held many important commands during his long and distinguished military career. Singh was Haryana’s state information commissioner and advisor to the chief minister. Singh was awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) and chosen as an “Eminent Punjabi” by the Punjab government on 550th centenary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith. The general held the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Chair of Excellence in Panjab University from August 2016 to September 2020 and is currently an honorary professor. He is a soldier scholar with many degrees in different fields and is known to speak his mind.


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