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Kelash Kumar born in Sindh Province promoted to Lt Colonel in Pakistan Army

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  • In a first, an army officer from Pakistan’s minority Hindu community, Kelash Kumar, has become the first man to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
  • This is not the first time Kumar has made history, in 2019, he became the first-ever Hindu to be promoted to rank of Major in the Pakistan army and was then posted in the Ministry of Defense.
  • He comes from the Tharparkar district of Sindh province and joined the Pakistan army as a captain after completing his MBBS from the Liaquat University of Medical Health and Sciences (LUMHS), in Jamshoro.
  • Not just this, but Kumar has also been awarded the Tamgha-e-Difa, Tamgha-e-Baqa and Tamgha-e-Azam for his services.
  • He also served in the army operation Al-Meezan and was also a part of operation Raah-e-Nijat in Swat against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

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In a first, Hindu army officer Kelash Kumar promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in Pakistan army (msn.com)

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