New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd.) JFR. Jacob on Tuesday presented his book 'An Odyssey in War and Peace: An Autobiography Lt. Gen. JFR. Jacob' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The three Service Chiefs were also present on this occasion.
"On this historic day, glad to have met Lt. General (Retd.) JFR Jacob, known for his impeccable service to the Army," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
"I thank Lt. General (Retd.)Jacob for presenting me with his books, "An Odyssey in War and Peace" and "Surrender at Dacca"," he added.
Lt. General (Retd.) Jacob is best known for the role he played in the country's victory in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 and the Liberation of Bangladesh. Jacob, then a Major General, served as the Chief of Staff of the Indian Army's Eastern Command during the war.
During his 36 year career in the army, he also fought in World War II and the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965.
He later also served as the Governor of Goa and Punjab.