Sunith Francis Rodrigues

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Sunith Francis Rodrigues
Born(1933-09-19)19 September 1933
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
(now Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)
Died4 March 2022(2022-03-04) (aged 88)
Panaji, Goa, India
Allegiance India
Service/branch Indian Army
Years of service1952-1993
RankGeneral of the Indian Army.svg General
Service numberIC-6119
UnitRegiment of Artillery
Commands heldIA Western Command.jpg Western Army
IA Central Command.jpg Central Army
Director General Military Training (DGMT)
AwardsParam Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svgParam Vishisht Seva Medal
Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svgVishisht Seva Medal

General Sunith Francis Rodrigues, PVSM, VSM (19 September 1933 – 4 March 2022) was an Indian army officer and politician. He was Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army[1][2] from 1990 to 1993 and Governor of Punjab from 2004 to 2010.

Rodrigues died on 4 March 2022 in Panaji, Goa, India at the age of 88.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Outlook India Magazine Online- Read News India, Latest News Analysis, World, Sports, Entertainment | Best Online Magazine India".
  2. "The Colonel Who Got Us Siachen". 8 July 2010.
  3. "Former Army Chief Gen Rodrigues passes away". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2022-03-04. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2022-03-04.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: others (link)