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Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Leetul Gogoi

Bio
Real NameMajor Nitin Leetul Gogoi
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionArmy Personnel (Indian Army)
Branch53 Rashtriya Rifles
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 64 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack (Semi Bald)
Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceNamrup, Dibrugarh, Assam
NationalityIndian
HometownNamrup, Dibrugarh, Assam
CollegeIndian Military Academy, Dehradun
FamilyFather- Dharmeswar Gogoi (Rtd. from Brahmaputra Valley fertiliser Corporation)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionHinduism
CasteTai-Ahom
HobbiesDoing Yoga and workouts, Horse Riding
Controversies• In April 2017, J & K Police lodged an F.I.R. against Leetul Gogoi for using a Local Kashmiri, identified as Farooq Ahmad Dar, as a human shield tied to the bonnet of an Indian Army Jeep in Badgam of Jammu and Kashmir. After a lot of clamors, the Indian Army constituted a court of inquiry against him.
• On 23 May 2018, at around 11 am, Gogoi, his driver Sameer, and a 19-year-old Kashmiri woman were picked up from the Grand Mamta Hotel in the Dalgate area of Srinagar, after few people around objected the presence of an Army officer with a young woman in a hotel.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Leetul Gogoi

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Major Leetul Gogoi

  • Does Major Leetul Gogoi smoke:? Not Known
  • Does Major Leetul Gogoi drink alcohol:? Not Known
  • At the age of 18, he joined the Indian Army as a Jawan (Sepoy) in the 3rd Battalion of Assam Regiment.
  • After 9 years of his service as a Jawan (Sepoy) in the 3rd Battalion of Assam Regiment, Gogoi attended the Army Cadet College (ACC) in Dehradun to become an officer in the Indian Army.
  • In December 2008, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant.
  • In April 2017, he used a local Kashmiri as a human shield to avoid the stone pelting on the Army convoy. The incident was highly criticized by some media houses and human rights NGOs. However, the Indian Army praised his tactics.

  • On 22 May 2017, he was awarded COAS Commendation Card for his sustained efforts in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • On 23 May 2017, he explained to media the reason behind his action of using a local person as a human shield .

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