Lt Gen Man Mohan Singh Rai appointed as new Vice-Chief of Army [ Current Affairs ]

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Lieutenant General Man Mohan Singh Rai was appointed as the Vice-Chief of the Indian Army. At present, Rai is the Eastern Army Commander and will succeed Lt Gen Philip Campose who superannuates on 31 July 2015.

  1. Mohan Singh Rai is from the Indian Army’s Corps of Engineers. Army General Dalbir Singh Suhag too was the Eastern Army Commander before taking over the top post.
  2. In 1976, Mohan Singh Rai was commissioned from the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun. He is an alumnus of National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla in Pune.
  3. Lt General Praveen Bakshi who is currently serving as Chief of Staff, Northern Command will be elevated as Army commander and move to Eastern Command to succeed Lt Gen Man Mohan Singh Rai.

- Published on: July 14, 2015