Manoj Mukund Naravane Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Facts, Biography & More

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane


Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper (Black and White)
Defence Services
Service/BranchIndian Army
Flag of Indian Army
RankLieutenant General
Service Years1980 onwards
UnitGeneral Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Command (sworn in on 1 October 2018)
Eastern Command Logo
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Param Vishisht Seva Medal, 2019
Param Vishisht Seva Medal
• Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, 2017
Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
• Sena Medal, 2015
Sena Medal
• Vishisht Seva Medal, 2015
Vishisht Seva Medal
Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
Age (as in 2018)Not Known
BirthplaceNot Known
HometownNot Known
SchoolJnana Prabodhini Prashala, Pune
CollegeDevi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
Educational QualificationM.Phil in Defence and Management Studies
HobbiesPainting, Doing yoga and Gardening
ControversyAs per tradition, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), Delhi Area, a Lt General-rank officer, escort the Prime Minister to the dais, stands behind him as he delivers his Independence Day speech from the ramparts of Red Fort, and escorts him back to his seat. But on Independence Day in 2017, Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane did not stand behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he delivered his speech. After escorting Modi to the dais, Naravane returned to his seat in the audience. At the end of the speech, Naravane got up to escort Modi back from the dais. [1]Indian Express
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
WifeVeena Naravane (Regional President, Army Wives' Welfare Association of the Eastern Command)
Mrs Veena Naravane
ChildrenSon- None
• Isha (performing artist)
• Amala (PR Consultant in Singapore)
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Money Factor
Salary (as a Lieutenant General)79,000 pm. with 3% increment every year.

Mukund Naravane


Some Lesser Known Facts About Manoj Mukund Naravane

  • Manoj Mukund Naravane is Param Vishisht Seva Medal holder Lieutenant General in the Indian Army. He was sworn in as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Command on 1 October 2018. His service number is IC-38750H.
  • Naravane is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Pune and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He has a master’s degree in Defence Studies from Chennai University and an MPhil in Defence and Management Studies from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore.
  • Naravane started his career with 7th Sikh Light Infantry in June 1980. He has vast experience of more than 37 years and has served in Counter-Insurgency Operations in Kashmir and Northeast India.
  • He has also served internationally as the Indian Defence Attache to Myanmar.
  • He was also the commander of the 2017 Republic Day parade.
  • For his services to the army, he has been decorated with several medals. He has been awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal (2019), Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (2017), Sena Medal and Vishist Seva Medal (2015).
  • He has two daughters. The elder daughter Isha, is a graduate of Venkateshwara College, Delhi University and an alumnus of Trinity Laban Conservatory of Dance, London is married to Mr Simon Massey, a performing artist. The younger daughter Amala is a graduate of Singapore Management University and works as a PR Consultant in Singapore.
  • Naravane is fond of painting, doing yoga and gardening.

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