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Northern Command (India): Indian Army regional command
The Northern Command is a Command of the Indian Army. It was originally formed as the Northern Army of the British Indian Army in 1908. It was scrapped upon India's independence in 1947 and later re-raised in 1972. Currently, the XIV Corps (Leh), XV Corps (Srinagar) and XVI Corps (Nagrota) control it's operational units. Its present commander is Lieutenant General Yogesh Kumar Joshi.

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