The new CDS takes his post

Harsha Kakkar Gen Chauhan (promoted from Lt Gen and reinstated from retirement) has been appointed as the second CDS. While many may contend that the appointment is political, the fact remains that the prerogative of appointing is solely that of the government in power, who select an individual whom they believe will push reforms they had conceived. Possibly his tenure as the military advisor to the NSCS (National Security Council Secretariat) convinced the government that he was the right individual … Continue reading The new CDS takes his post