Lt Gen Naravane to be next Vice-Chief of Army

NEW DELHI: Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane has been appointed as the next Vice-Chief of the Indian Army.
He will replace Lt Gen D Anbu, retiring on August 31.
Lt Gen Naravane is the senior-most Army commander after the present Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat.
Lt Gen Anil Chauhan will be the new Eastern Command chief, replacing Lt Gen Naravane.
Lt Gen R P Singh will be heading the Chandimandir-based Western Command, replacing Lt Gen Surinder Singh who retires on July 31.
Lt Gen A S Kler will be heading the Jaipur-based South-Western Command.
He will replace Lt Gen Cherish Matheson, who retires on August 31.
The Lucknow-based Central Command will now be headed by Lt Gen I S Ghuman.
He will replace Lt Gen Abhay Krishna, who retires on September 30.