Joined 75th batch of NDA and got commission at the age of 21 years
Hamirpur, January 27
City lad Ranjeet Singh Born in family of soldiers’ today got promoted to the rank of Major general in Indian Army today. Incidentally, it was his birthday today when he was promoted to the rank of Maj. Gen. in Indian Army. He hails from Hira Nagar colony of Hamirpur town. He has brought laurels not only to the family but to the district and state as well.
Maj. Gen. Ranjeet Singh is born on January 27, 1969 and joined 75th batch of NDA in 1986. He got first commission in the Army on December 16, 1989 at the age of 21 years. He has done his schooling from Kendriya Vidhalayas at various places including, Yol, Mumbai, Udhampur etc. as the family kept moving with postings of his father.
Maj. Gen. Ranjeet Singh has served as envoy of Indian Army in Russian countries apart from his long service at the strategic positions in the country.
Notably, his Grand Father Thakur Munshi Ram was retired from British Army in 1932 as Havaldar, while his father Lt. Col. Kishan Chand also retired from Indian army. One of his uncle Ram Pal Singh also retired as colonel from Indian Army. His mother Radha Rani was housewife and brother-in-law Col Ravinder Singh Chailla also retired form Indian Army.
Ranjeet Singh said that these were wishes and blessings of parents and all family members that he could achieve this. He said that serving for the nation in army was family tradition and he was glad that he could carry the torch ahead.