The grapevine is that the Government has decided not to disrupt the chain of succession in all probability announce the name of the CDS on 30th April or before of Gen MM Naravane as the second CDS. The choice is in line, as he would be senior to all the three service chiefs.
Lieutenant Colonel Manoj Channan (Retd)
Lt Col Manoj K Channan is a veteran of the 65 Armored Regiment. He is an analyst who writes on defence & strategy, technologies to include aviation, land and naval systems & homeland security.