X Corps (India)

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X Corps
Active c.1976-present
Country India
Branch Indian Army
Role Strike Corps
Part of South Western Command
Garrison/HQ Bhatinda
Nickname Chetak Corps
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt Gen A K Sahni,VSM
Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)
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IX Corps XI Corps

X Corps is a corps of the Indian Army. It is based in Bhatinda and is a part of South Western Command. It was formed around 1976, and 18th Infantry Division was raised at about the same time. 24th Infantry Division was formed in 1978. (Renaldi and Rikhye 2011, 26)

X Corps had been raised at Bhatinda to reduce XI Corps' load, while the new corps took over south Punjab and north Rajasthan.[1] It has two of the army's Reorganised Army Plains Infantry Divisions (RAPIDs).

It consists of:

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