Conflict veteran Maj Gen Chibber dies at 86

Jammu, November 22

Major Gen RN Chibber (retd), who had participated in 1962, 1965 and 1971 wars, died at his residence here, a defence spokesman said on Sunday. He was 86.

Born on September 23, 1934, Gen Chibber was posted in Afghanistan from 1972 to 1975 as a military attaché. “He was an outstanding officer, who also commanded 8 Jat Regiment. His expertise and exceptional strategy put him in the forefront as a brilliant officer. He was awarded Vishisht Seva Medal for his service,” said the spokesman. J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said his distinguished service to the motherland would continue to inspire future generations. — PTI

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