General Bipin Rawat is the 26th Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army. He appointed on 1 January 2017 after the retirement of General Dalbir Singh. Check out General Bipin Rawat Wiki, Age, Height, Education, Career, Family, Wife, Biography & More.
Bipin Rawat Wiki/Bio:
|Real Name:||Bipin Rawat|
|Nick Name:||Not Known|
|Date of Birth:||16-Mar-1958|
|Birthplace:||Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand|
|Hometown:||Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand|
|Family:||Father: Lieutenant General Laxman Singh Rawat|
|Wife: Smt. Madhulika Rawat|
Bipin Rawat Education:
He did schooling from Cambrian Hall School, Dehradun and St Edward’s School in Shimla. He attended the National Defence Academy in Khadakwasla and the IMA (Indian Military Academy), Dehradun. He is also a Graduate of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington Cantonment, Tamil Nadu, India and the Higher Command Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.
He earned an MPhil in Defence Studies from Madras University and also awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy by CCS (Chaudhary Charan Singh) University, Meerut for his research on military-media strategic studies.
Bipin Rawat Career:
He was commissioned into the 5th Battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles. He has vast experience in high altitude warfare and counterinsurgency operations.
During the 1987 face off in the Sumdorong Valley, he led his battalion as a colonel against the Chinese PLA (People’s Liberation Army).
In June 2015, eighteen Indian soldiers were killed by militants belonging to the UNLFW (United Liberation Front of Western South East Asia) in Manipur. The Indian Army responded with cross-border strikes in which units of the 21st battalion of the Parachute Regiment struck an NSCN-K base in Myanmar. 21 Para was under the operational control of the Dimapur based III Corps, which was then commanded by General Bipin Rawat.
On September 2016, he became the Vice Chief of Indian Army.
On 1 January 2017, he became the 26th Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army.
Bipin Rawat Age, Height, Weight:
Bipin Rawat is 60 Years Old (As of 2018). He is 5 Feet 7 Inch Tall while his weight is on around 77 Kgs.
Bipin Rawat Honours and Decorations:
|Param Vishisht Seva Medal||Yudh Seva Medal||Wound Medal|
|Uttam Yudh Seva Medal||Samanya Seva Medal||Sainya Seva Medal|
|Ati Vishisht Seva Medal||High Altitude Service Medal||30 Years Long Service Medal|
|20 Years Long Service Medal||Videsh Seva Medal||Operation Parakram Medal|
|Sena Medal||9 Years Long Service Medal||50th Anniversary of Independence Medal|
|Special Service Medal||Vishisht Seva Medal||MONUSCO|