Why is 56th Course NDA different?

An unusual combination will take shape on Jan 1, 2020 when Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane will take over as the 28th Chief of the Army Staff at the same time when his batch-mates Admiral Karambir Singh and Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria are heading the Navy and Air Force. Admiral Karambir Singh, came to head the Navy on May 30, 2019, while Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria took over as Chief of Air Staff on Sept 30, 2019.