EC gives go ahead to appointing new Army Chief

The Election Commission has given its permission to the government to go ahead with the appointment of the new Army Chief. The Commission has informed the Defense Ministry that appointments, promotions etc are not barred by the poll code. BJP has been opposing the proposal of UPA government to make such an important appointment as the term of the government is over. Present Army Chief, Gen Bikram Singh’s term ends on the 31st of July. Government is entitled to appoint a new in charge three months ahead of the present incumbent’s term is over.

Medaram Jathara

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