prasad.jpg (18013 bytes) Niranjan Prasad
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Published memoirs "The Fall of Tawang"


Appointments Held
Capt Seconded to the Indian Air Force as Flight Lt flying Lysander Army cooperation aircraft for No.1 Squadron Indian Air Force. First tour of duty in Burma during 1942.
Major Squadron Leader and Commanding Officer of No.8 Squadron, Indian Air Force flying Vengence bombers on the Arakan Front.

Ground Liason Officer (Rank of Captain) for Indian Army at Kohat liasoning with No.7 Squadron, Indian Air Force

Ground Liason Officer for 161 Infantry Brigade at Srinagar during the 1947 Kashmir Operations. in October 1947

Lt Col Commandant of 5 Gorkha Rifles Regimental Center.
Brigadier Brigade Commander of the 50th Parachute Brigade.
Major General GOC, 4th Infantry Division at NEFA from May62 to Oct 62. 

Officiating GOC, IV Corps after the Corps Commander reported Sick. was relieved of Command after start of operations.

GOC, 15th Infantry Division in Lahore sector during the 1965 India Pakistan War. Was relieved of command after start of operations.