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HON'BLE GOVERNER

Brigadier (Dr.) B. D. Mishra (Rtd), Bharatiya Janata Party.

Contact Number : 0360-2212432

Fax Number : 0630-2212442

Born : 20 July 1939 (age 78)

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

B. D. Mishra retired from the Indian Army on 31 July 1995 as Brigadier, after an illustrious career in the Forces, beginning as a permanent regular infantry officer, on 17 December 1961. He was born on 20 July 1939.

Dr. Mishra holds an MA from Allahabad University, an M.Sc from Madras University and a Ph.D from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. He has five years’ Post Graduate and Graduate level teaching experience in College of Combat at MHOW and in Defence Services Staff College at Wellington. He is an alumnus of the Allahabad University and Madras University where he obtained his M.A. and M.Sc degrees respectively.

He also has a Ph.D from Gwalior’s Jiwaji University. He also taught at the College of Combat at Mhow Cantonment in MP and at Defence Services Staff College at Wellington Cantonment in Tamil Nadu.


Operational Roles :


Brig Mishra has served in various wars and operational roles for the nation:

  • Against Chinese attack on India (1962)

  • Against Naga insurgents in Nagaland (1963-1964)

  • Against Pakistan in Sialkot Sector (1965)

  • Against Pakistan in Liberation of Bangladesh (1971)

  • Against Pakistan on LoC in Poonch Sector, as Battalion Commander (1979-1981)

  • Against LTTE as the Leading Brigade Commander of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Jaffna, Vavunia and Trincomalee in Sri Lanka (1987-1988)

  • Against J&K and Punjab terrorists, as NSG Force Commander (1990-1995)

  • Volunteered for Kargil War, after retirement

  • He has received Commendation for Gallant Role in Counter Terrorist Operations.

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