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 Harbaksh Singh
Lt Gen NC Rawlley
Lt Gen JS 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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