Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday took charge as the 24th Navy chief replacing incumbent Sunil Lanba.
Admiral Sunil Lanba hands over charge to Admiral Karambir Singh. The appointment had triggered controversy with Vice Admiral Bimal Verma moving Armed Forces Tribunal on grounds that he was superseded pic.twitter.com/Al62gImMh0
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“Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM AVSM ADC assumes charge as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff,” the Navy spokesperson tweeted.
Admiral Lanba passed on the baton to Admiral Singh at a ceremony in the South Block on Friday.