New Delhi [India], January 30 (ANI): Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan on Tuesday took over as the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO).

An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Lieutenant General Chauhan has succeeded AK Bhatt.

Lieutenant General Chauhan was commissioned into the 11th Gorkha Rifles in 1981.

He had served as the United Nations military observer in Angola and also in various capacities at Army headquarters.

He has held several command, staff and instructional appointments during his career and has experience in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and Northeast India.(ANI)

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