Hooda thanks UPA for naming Haryana`s Suhag next Army chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 22:41

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda expressed gratitude to the UPA government at the Centre over the naming of Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, who hails from the state, as the next Army Chief.

"Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag hails from Jhajjar district in Haryana and we are proud of our brave soldiers as every tenth soldier of the Armed Forces hails from the state," he said, according to an official release here.
The Chief Minister also congratulated Suhag for being named the new Army Chief and wished him good luck.
Hooda hoped that the Indian Army would be further strengthened and emerge stronger under the able leadership of the new Army Chief and this would also inspire more youth from Haryana to join the Armed Forces.

PTI


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