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Army chief calls on J&K Governor

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat on Friday called on Governor N.N. Vohra in and both discussed steps to effectively tackle militant activities among other issues.

A defence ministry spokesman said in Srinagar, "General Rawat informed the Governor about the operational review which the army chief conducted here earlier this evening."

"Governor and the Army Chief discussed several important inter-related internal and external security management issues and the steps required to be taken for more effectively dealing with militant activities.

"Governor also discussed with the Army Chief issues relating to providing increased opportunities and avenues for assuring a satisfying future for the youth of the state."

The Governor met the three Army Commanders and several senior lieutenant generals holding key positions who had participated in the review meeting taken by the Chief, the spokesperson said.



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First Published: Fri, June 02 2017. 22:10 IST