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Lt General Anil Chauhan Appointed As The New Chief Of Defence Staff, Who Is He And What Role Will He Play? Watch Video

Published: September 29, 2022 12:41 PM IST

By Prashasti Sudhakar

Government appointed Lt General Anil Chauhan as new CDS of India. He will assume the rank of the four-star General once he takes charge as India's second Chief of Defence Staff. Watch video.

New CDS of India: Lt General Anil Chauhan has been appointed as India’s new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). The decision came almost after the death of CDS General Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash. As CDS, Lt Gen Chauhan will function as secretary to government of India, department of military affairs. Lt Gen Anil Chauhan was born on 18th May, 1961 in Uttarakhand. He was commissioned into the 11 Gorkha Rifles of the Indian Army in 1981. He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. Watch video to know more about him.

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