XV Corps (India)

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XV Corps
Active 1955-Present
Country India
Branch Indian Army
Type Army Corps
Size Corps
Part of Army Northern Command
Garrison/HQ Srinagar
Nickname(s) Chinar Corps
Lt General J S Sandhu[1]
General Bikram Singh
Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain

XV Corps was first established in 1942, as part of the British Indian Army, during World War II. XV Corps (British India) was first formed from Headquarters Assam and Bengal Presidency District HQ on 30 March 1942, to defend Bengal, under the command of Eastern Army. It was disbanded in 1945.

The Corps was reestablished after India gained independence, as part of the Indian Army. It took part in all of the wars against Pakistan. As of 2004, it is based at Srinagar.

It currently consists of:[citation needed]

Further reading[edit]

  • Richard A. Renaldi and Ravi Rikhe, 'Indian Army Order of Battle,' Orbat.com for Tiger Lily Books: A division of General Data LLC, ISBN 978-0-9820541-7-8, 2011.
Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)
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