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Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed as VC of Indian Army

Current context: Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane has been appointed as the next Vice Chief of the Indian army
Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed as VC of Indian Army
  • Naravane will replace Lieutenant General D Anbu on 31st August 2019
  • Naravane was commissioned into the 7th Sikh Light Infantry on June 1980
  • He is currently the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Army Command
  • Lt Gen Naravane will be the senior-most commander when incumbent Gen Bipin Rawat retires on December 31 and thus will be in contention for the Army chief’s post (Chief of the Army Staff)
  • Lt Gen Naravane has served in numerous operations and commanded a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion in Jammu and Kashmir and an Infantry Brigade on the eastern front
  • Other top appointments include Lieutenant General R.P. Singh, who will take over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Army Command
  • Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan will take over the Eastern Command. Lieutenant General A.S. Kler, has been appointed General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the South-Western Command. Lieutenant General I.S. Ghuman will take charge of the Central Command

Question: 

Q.1 Who is the present Chief of the Army Staff (COAS)?
a. Manoj Mukund Naravane
b. D Anbu
c. Bipin Rawat
d. R.P. Singh

Q.2 Who will take over Lieutenant General D Anbu as the next Vice Chief of the Indian Army?
a. Manoj Mukund Naravane
b. Anil Chauhan
c. I.S. Ghuman
d. A.S. Kler
Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed as VC of Indian Army Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed as VC of Indian Army Reviewed by Neha on July 23, 2019 Rating: 5

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