Ranbir Singh, DGMO: Profile, Wife and Family

Indian para military commandos of the Special Forces crossed LoC and killed 42 terrorist along with 9 Pakistani Army men. They had also destroyed 7 launch pads of terrorists in Pakistan. This is the first time that India has shown courage something like killing the terrorists on their own abode. The credit is given to the political leadership of India led by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The operation also reflects the will and shrewd planning of two persons – National Security Ajit Doval and Director General of Military Operation Ranbir Singh. Both of them are trusted advisor of Narendra Modi. Ranbir Singh is also regarded as eyes and ears of the Prime Minister when it comes to dealing with Pakistan.

Profile of Ranbir Singh, DGMO

People who know Ranbir Singh swears about his professionalism. He is a dedicated Indian soldier who is also a gentleman to the core and soft spoken. It is not easy to find a similar personality in the Army holding such a high profile position. He is the Lt. General and DGMO.

Ranbir Singh planned the strike and got approval from Doval and Modi. He along with Doval minutely handled it and kept on informing the Prime Minister. The perfect planning of Ranbir Singh exhibits in the success of operation where not a single soldier was injured (one injury was because of land mine which happened when Commandos were returning after killing terrorists).

It should also be noted that Ranbir Singh briefed the media about this operation. He gave details to the world breaking the tradition when Army spokesperson used to do this.

Ranbir Singh is a versatile personality who is competent of handling any type of crisis. It is worth mentioning here that Ranbir Singh is the first infantry officer after the great Sundarji who had commanded an armored division.

Ranbir Singh is the man who is responsible for all military planning, policy and conducting of any operations under Modi Government.

Ranbir Singh was born in 1961 in Jalandhar. He had a desire to become a soldier from childhood and hence went to Sainik School, Kapurthala for schooling in Class VI. 

Since then he is living a life of soldier. He passed out of Indian Military Academy, Dehradoon in 1980 and joined Indian Army. He was commissioned in 9, Dogra Unit. After commanding the unit for few years, he went to Royal College of Defense Studies, the UK to one year course on defense studies.

Ranbir Singh’s father had died when he was only 5 years old. He was brought up by his uncle – Colonel Manmohan Singh.  This upbringing says why he wanted to become a soldier.

Family of Ranbir Singh

Ranbir Singh is married and lives in New Delhi with his wife and children.

1 comment:

  1. A brilliant officer and I wish him all the best in his new appointment and further promotion which he richly deserve. His briefing was crisp and to the point.