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Biography Of Anil Chauhan

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Introduction

  • Anil Chauhan is the new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). He is a retired Lieutenant General who was appointed as the successor of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat, who died an untimely death in a helicopter crash. He will also act as the Secretary of the Department of Military Affairs to the Government of India. He will also be the senior liaison between the government of India and the Indian military.

Education And Early Life

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Kendriya Vidyalaya, Fort William Kolkata
  • The current CDS was born on 18th May 1961 in Pauri Garwhal district, Uttarakhand. He completed his schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Fort William, Kolkata. After that, he attended NDA (National Defence Academy) Khadakwasla and then graduated from the Indian Military Academy in 1981. Chauhan retired on 31st May 2021.

Personal Life

  • His wife, Anupama is an artist and also has a daughter named Pragya. Due to his wife being an artist, Chauhan is extremely keen on Tibetan Art. He is also said to be a keen golfer and also has a hobby of collecting Tibetan masks. Apart from these numerous hobbies, he has also written two books; Aftermath a nuclear fallout (published in the year 2010) and History of 11 Gorkha Rifles Regimental Centre.

Ranks In Military

Rank

Date of Rank

Second Lieutenant

13/06/1981

Lieutenant

13/06/1983

Captain

13/06/1986

Major

13/06/1992

Lieutenant-Colonel

16/12/2004

Colonel

1/10/2005

Vishisht Brigadier

1/06/2009

Major General

1/1/2014

Lieutenant General

1/07/2016

General

30/09/2022

Honours

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  • Over his entire military career, Anil Chauhan was awarded many Honours like –  the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, and the Sena Medal.

Top 13 Interesting Facts About Anil Chauhan

  1. He is the 2nd person to be the CDS after General Bipin Rawat.

  2. He is a 4 Star General.

  3. He has conducted various operations in the Jammu Kashmir region and the North Eastern part of India.

  4. He superannuated in the year 2021.

  5. He was extremely close to General Bipin Rawat.

  6. He was General Officer Commander in Chief of Eastern Command from the year 2019 to 2021.

  7. He was also the General Director of Military Operations.

  8. Even after retirement, he continued to provide strategies to the Military.

  9. He was placed in the 11 Gorkha Rifles of the Indian Army in the year of 1982.

  10. According to him, Kolkata shaped his personality for the military.

  11. He is a keen golfer.

  12. His father is a retired army personnel.

  13. In 1983, he became a platoon officer for his battalion.

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