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General Manoj Mukund Naravane Takes Over as New Army Chief

India | | December 31, 2019, 3:36 pm
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 General Manoj Mukund Naravane has taken over the charge as Chief of Army Staff on Tuesday succeeding General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed India's first Chief of the Defence Staff. General Naravane was serving as Vice Chief of Indian Army. Before that, he was heading the Eastern Command of the force, which takes care of India's nearly 4,000 km border with China. In his 37 years of service, General Naravane has served in numerous command and staff appointments in peace, field and highly active counter-insurgency environments in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast. (Image: PTI)
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General Manoj Mukund Naravane has taken over the charge as Chief of Army Staff on Tuesday succeeding General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed India's first Chief of the Defence Staff. General Naravane was serving as Vice Chief of Indian Army. Before that, he was heading the Eastern Command of the force, which takes care of India's nearly 4,000 km border with China. In his 37 years of service, General Naravane has served in numerous command and staff appointments in peace, field and highly active counter-insurgency environments in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast. (Image: PTI)

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 General Manoj Mukund Naravane shakes hands with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat as the former takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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General Manoj Mukund Naravane shakes hands with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat as the former takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in the presence of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in the presence of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 General Manoj Mukund Naravane shakes hands with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat as the former takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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General Manoj Mukund Naravane shakes hands with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat as the former takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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