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The XI Corps of the Indian Army is based in Jalandhar and is a part of Western Command. XI Corps was raised to take command of the formations in the Punjab as India reorganised its post-1947 army to meet the new threat of Pakistan.[2]

XI Corps
Activec.1948-1950 - present
CountryIndia
BranchIndian Army
TypeArmy Corps
RoleStrike Corps
SizeCorps
PartĀ ofArmy Western Command
Garrison/HQJalandhar
Nickname(s)Vajra Corps
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt General Arvind Dutta[1]
Notable
commanders
General Om Prakash Malhotra General Ved Prakash Malik
Lt Gen T. B. Henderson Brooks
Lt Gen Harbaksh Singh
Lt Gen J. S. Dhillon
Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)
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It consists of:[citation needed]

In 1984, 46 Armoured Regiment was based in Amritsar as part of an armoured brigade at the time of Operation Blue Star. (See Indian Army Armoured Corps for citation.)

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