The last surviving general from India’s military victory passed away

Q.  Lt General Jacob Farj Rafael Jacob has passed away and was known popularly as?
- Published on 14 Jan 16

a. JTR Jacob
b. JFR Jacob
c. JNR Jacob
d. JSR Jacob

ANSWER: JFR Jacob
 
Lt General Jacob Farj Rafael Jacob is the last surviving general from the trinity leading India to the greatest military victory till now. He passed away after prolonged illness in the Army R&R Hospital on 13th January at the age of 92. If Army Chief General Sam Bahadur Manekshaw was the fountainhead of the decisive military war leading to liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan in the 1970s, another popular figure was the Lt-General Jagjit Singh Aurora. JFR Jacob is a major general and was the right hand man of the Chief of Staff of Kolkata based EAC.

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