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Who was Brigadier LS Lidder?

Brigadier LS Lidder was the most popular Brigadier General of the Indian Army from India. He died on 8th December 2021 in an IAF Mi17V5 Whirlybird crashed in Tamil Nadu ‘Coonoor.

Brigadier LS Lidder’s wife kisses his coffin, daughter emotional at Delhi’s Brar Square

The wife and daughter of Brigadier Lakhwinder Singh Lidder, who lost his life in the IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, paid their last respects to him at the Brar Square Crematorium in Delhi.

His wife kissed his coffin, which was draped with the national flag and decorated with flowers. The video of the family paying their last respects to one of the top military officials also showed his daughter in tears as she placed flower petals on his coffin.

“I am going to be 17. So he was with me for 17 years, we will go ahead with happy memories. It’s a national loss. My father was a hero, my best friend. Maybe it was destined and better things will come our way. He was my biggest motivator,” Brig Lidder’s daughter said.

His wife Geetika Lidder said, “We must give him a good farewell, a smiling send-off. I am a soldier’s wife. It’s a big loss.”

Brigadier Lidder’s mortal remains were kept at Brar Square in Delhi cantonment before his cremation.

Brigadier LS Lidder Biography, Wikipedia

Brigadier General LS Lidder was born in India. By profession, he was an Indian army officer. He was best known as Brigadier General of Indian Amry.

He died on 8th December 2021 under fourteen on board when an IAF Mi17V5 Whirlybird crashed in Tamil Nadu ‘Coonoor on Wednesday.

His wife’s name is Geetika, a school teacher, and a 16-year-old daughter who lives in Delhi.

Brigadier LS Lidder Biography Wikipedia
Brigadier LS Lidder
Real NameBrigadier General LS Lidder
Nickname Brigadier LS 
Profession Indian Army Officer
Famous AsBrigadier General LS
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/Girlfriend NameGeetika
Physical Status 
AgeNot Known
HeightIn centimeters- 178 cm approx
In meters- 1.78 m
In Feet Inches-5.10
Weight75 KG [145lbs]
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Information
Date of Birth Not Known
Birth PlaceIndia
Date Of Death8th December 2021
Death placeIndia
EthnicityNot Known
School NamePrimary School
College NamePrimary School
Family Status
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
Source Of IncomeGovt. Of India
Appeared AsIndian Army
Net Worth, SalaryNot Known

Brigadier LS Lidder Career

Born on June 26, 1969, Brigadier LS Lidder was defense assistant to the CDS since January 2021.

He was commissioned in the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles (JAKRIF) in December 1990 and commanded a battalion of the JAKRIF in Congo as a UN peacekeeping force. He also commanded a brigade on India’s northern borders.

He served as a director at the Military Operations Directorate and also as a defensive assistant at Kazakhstan.

Approved for the Major General rank, he was due to take over a division. He is survived by his wife Geetika Lidder and a daughter.

In his career, known for his expertise in the field of counter-terrorism, Brig Lidder was commissioned into the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles and also commanded a Brigade on the border link Himachal Pradesh and Tibet.

Later, he enrolled in a prestigious course at the renowned National Defence College in the national capital, The Indian Express reported.

Drafting his views on military strategy and warfare, the late Brig even wrote for military think tanks and journals. His latest article – ‘China’s counter space capabilities’ – was published in a Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) journal.

Recently, Brig Lidder was chosen for the position of Major General and was expecting to leave General Rawat’s staff to assume the post of General Officer Commanding of a Division.

‘A Decorated Soldier, Caring Husband, and Doting Father’

The late official was married to a schoolteacher, Geetika, and was the father of a 16-year-old daughter.

Brigadier LS Lidder Wife and Family

Brigadier LS Lidder was married to Geetika, a teacher and they are also blessed with a 16-year-old daughter. He was days with his family in Delhi. He was the son of Col Meghna, who was his father and he isn’t in this world.

Brigadier LS Lidder with his wife Geetika
Brigadier LS Lidder with his wife Geetika

But his mother is still alive and she has been living along with her daughter, Sukhwinder Cheema and she is a matron at the Lawerence School Sanawar. And as per the sources, both of the ladies are left from their resident to Delhi after they got to know about the sudden demise of their loving one.

Brigadier LS Lidder FAQ’s

Who was Brigadier LS Lidder?

Brigadier LS Lidder was the most popular Brigadier General of the Indian Army from India. He died on 8th December 2021 in an IAF Mi17V5 Whirlybird crashed in Tamil Nadu ‘Coonoor.

How old was Brigadier LS Lidder?

Brigadier LS Lidder was 52 years old.

How did Brigadier LS Lidder die?

Brigadier LS Lidder lost his life during the IAF chopper crash.

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