Fourteen years on: An officer who commanded the Northern Command set to become army chief


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The last army chief with Northern Command experience was Gen Deepak Kapoor, who headed it from 1 October, 2007 to 31 March, 2010, after which the government prioritised Eastern Command experience read more The government appointed Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, PVSM, AVSM, presently serving as Vice Chief of the Army Staff, as the next Chief of the Army Staff with effect from the afternoon of 30 June, 2024. PTI With Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi set to assume the position of Army Chief on June 30 this year, succeeding General Manoj Pande, the longstanding tradition of...