You are here: Home » News-IANS » Defence-Security
Business Standard

Army Commander visits forward areas in Uttarakhand

IANS  |  Dehradun 

The Army's Central Command chief Lt General B.S. Negi visited the forward areas of Pithoragarh and Gunji in on Wednesday, a spokesperson said.

General Negi, along with the Formation Commander, carried out aerial operational reconnaissance of the forward areas along the Line of Actual Control.

The Army Commander took first-hand account of operational matters and deployment of troops in the remote areas under extremely harsh and difficult conditions.

He expressed satisfaction with and appreciated the preparedness level of the formation and units in their areas of responsibility.

There have been incursions by the Chinese People's Liberation Army on its border with and the visit of the top ranking official was to test the preparedness of the forces there for "any and all eventualities", sources said.

Things are normal, the spokesperson said.

--IANS

md/him/dg

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 17:22 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU