Date Of Birth:
20 Jul 1939
B. D. Mishra is a former Brigadier of the Indian Army. He is the present Governor of Arunachal Pradesh. He retired from the Indian Army on 31 July 1995 as Brigadier, after a career that began as a permanent regular infantry officer, on 17 December 1961. He is now the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Brigadier Mishra was the Commander of NSG (Black Cat Commandos) Counter Hijack Task Force that assaulted the hijacked aircraft of Indian Airlines and successfully executed the rescue operation, at Raja Sansi Airfield, Amritsar, on 24 April 1993. All 124 travellers and crew members were rescued in the operation, after eliminating the hijackers, without any casualty or damage. Dr. Mishra received the Prime Minister’s appreciation for his role in ending this hijack crisis.