Raja Saroop Khan

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Lieutenant General

Raja Saroop Khan
Died22 October 2020
Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Allegiance Pakistan
Service/branch Pakistan Army
Years of service1953-1998
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands heldII Corps
Alma materPakistan Military Academy
Other workGovernor of Punjab

Lieutenant General Raja Saroop Khan (Urdu: راجہ سروپ خان) was a career Pakistan Army officer who served as the Governor of Punjab from 1995 to 1996.


Raja Saroop Khan was commissioned in the 7th PMA Long Course from Pakistan Military Academy in 1953. Later in his military career, he stayed as the Vice-Chief of General Staff (VCGS) at the GHQ, commanded an armoured division, and later served in the GHQ as Military Secretary (MS). He was promoted to lieutenant general in March 1984 and given the command of II Corps at Multan. After retiring from the army in March 1988, he started his political career.


Raja Saroop Khan died in Rawalpindi on 22 October 2020 due to natural causes.

External links[edit]

  • Cowasjee, Ardeshir (17 May 1996). "The man of a hundred faces". Archived from the original on 6 June 1997. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Punjab
1995 – 1996
Succeeded by