Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag appointed as new Army chief
The government appointed Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Chief of the Indian Army. The Union Cabinet cleared the name of Vice Army Chief Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the successor to Gen Bikram Singh, who will retire on July 3, 2014.
Suhag was the most senior officer in the Indian Army after Bikram Singh. He was recommended by the Ministry of Defence for further consideration by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC).