Brigadier Set For Promotion Amongst Crash Sufferers


'One Of India's Bravest': Brigadier Set For Promotion Among Crash Victims

Helicopter Crash: Brigadier Lidder is survived by means of his spouse and his 16-year-old daughter Aashna.

Brigadier Lakhwinder Singh Lidder was once set to be promoted as Primary Basic, an Military officer and the Brigadier’s neighbour mentioned an afternoon after his loss of life within the chopper crash that still killed Leader of Defence Workforce Basic Bipin Rawat and 11 others. 

A second-generation Military officer, Brigadier Lidder had his roots in Haryana’s Panchkula. He were at the workforce of Basic Rawat for greater than a yr now as his defence assistant. He were cleared for promotion to the submit of Primary Basic and was once to go away Basic Rawat’s workforce quickly to take fee as a department officer.

Commissioned into the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, he had previous commanded the 2d Battalion of the regiment. Brigadier Lidder had served as India’s defence attache to Kazakhstan and was once thought to be a counterterrorism specialist.

He was once a recipient of Sena Medal and Vishisht Seva Medal.

Status out of doors Area no 357 in Panchkula Sector 12, the Lidders’ circle of relatives house, Colonel Bhupinder Singh mentioned he had identified the Brigadier for two decades. “He was once a embellished officer, he was once doing really well in his profession. He had led a battalion in tricky spaces, served on UN missions in addition to embassies. It is a large loss at a private stage too as we were pals for two decades,” he mentioned.

Colonel Singh mentioned no person remains on the Lidders’ Panchkula house now however that the Brigadier saved visiting. “He ultimate visited a couple of month-and-a-half again. We had a protracted chat. He was once set to be promoted as Primary Basic. It was once to be introduced any day. It is a large setback for the circle of relatives and the country.”

BJP MP and previous Union Minister Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (retired) described Brigadier Lidder as certainly one of India’s “brightest and bravest officials.”

Brigadier Lidder is survived by means of his spouse and his 16-year-old daughter Aashna. The senior Military Officer was once in Delhi in November-end for the discharge of a guide by means of his daughter.



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