The Bigger plan behind the Army chief’s extension?

2024 • 4min • Defence


The appointments committee of the cabinet has given current army chief General Manoj Pande a one-month extension. General Pande was scheduled to retire on May 31. He will now retire on June 30. There are a number of candidates who have the seniority and the experience to replace General Pande. But why has he got an extension? What is the bigger objective behind it?