The Armed Forces Tribunal cleared the way for Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become the next Navy Chief, while it deferred for four weeks the matter of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma which seeks to quash Singh’s appointment.
Karambir Singh, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Eastern Naval Command, will take over as the Navy Chief on 31st May 2019.
Important Takeaways for SBI PO/Clerk Mains-
1. Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will retire on 31st May after completion of his tenure.
2. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy.
Source- The Economic Times