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Antony hosts farewell dinner for army chief

Defence Minister A K Antony today hosted a farewell dinner for Army Chief Gen VK Singh who is retiring on May 31.

delhi Updated: May 23, 2012 22:55 IST

Defence Minister A K Antony today hosted a farewell dinner for Army Chief Gen VK Singh who is retiring on May 31.

The Army Chief attended the dinner by the Defence Minister at the Army Battle Honours Mess at Delhi Cantt and the President will host a banquet for him tomorrow.

Gen Singh's last major function would be the National Defence Academy passing out parade on May 30 in Khadakvasla near Pune.

He will hand over the reins of the Army to Lt Gen Bikram Singh on May 31 afternoon.