Next Army Chief of India: Lt General Bikram Singh
Published: March 4, 2012
The next Army Chief of India will be Lt General Bikram Singh. He will succeed General V.K. Singh, who retires on May 31, 2012. Lt General Bikram Singh was commissioned into the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment on March 31st 1972. Lt Gen Singh has served in a various kinds of command and staff appointments all through his career, sweeping almost 40 years including Deputy Force Commander of a multi-nation UN Peace Keeping Mission in Congo and also as UN Observer in Nicaragua and El Salvador in the 1990s.