The appointment of General Rawat as CDS is a source of pride and honor for Uttarakhand: CM

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Prime Minister congratulated General Bipin Rawat on Monday for his appointment as the country's first chief of defense personnel.

Congratulating on his appointment to the post, the prime minister said it is a pride and an honor for Uttarakhand.

Gen Rawat comes from the Pauri district in Uttarakhand.

Gen Rawat was named the first Chief of Defense Staff of India on Monday with the mandate to achieve convergence in the operation of the country's Army, Navy and Military Force.