XI Corps (India)

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XI Corps
Active c.1948-1950 - present
Country India
Branch Indian Army
Type Army Corps
Role Strike Corps
Size Corps
Part of Army Western Command
Garrison/HQ Jalandhar
Nickname Vajra Corps
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt Gen A. K. Bukshi SM, VSM
Notable
commanders
General Om Prakash Malhotra
Lt Gen T. B. Henderson Brooks
Lt Gen Harbaksh Singh
Lt Gen N. C. Rawlley
Lt Gen J. S. Dhillon
Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)
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X Corps XII Corps

The XI Corps of the Indian Army is based in Jalandhar and is a part of Western Command. XI Corps was raised to take command of the formations in the Punjab as India reorganised its post-1947 army to meet the new threat of Pakistan.[1]

It consists of:[citation needed]

In 1984, 46 Armoured Regiment was based in Amritsar as part of an armoured brigade at the time of Operation Blue Star. (See Indian Army Armoured Corps for citation.)

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