News / Vice Admiral Bimal Verma moves tribunal for being overlooked as next Navy chief

India Today : Apr 08, 2019, 05:30 PM
Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Bimal Verma has approached an armed forces tribunal seeking to know why he was overlooked as the next navy chief despite being the senior-most in the line of command. Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as next chief of the naval staff, succeeding Admiral Sunil Lanba who retires on May 30, appointing the senior-most eligible officer to the post.