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Army chief visits ITBP troopers in Uttarakhand

IANS  |  Dehradun 

Bipin on Tuesday visited the (ITBP) troopers in Uttarakhand's Nelang border and offered them greetings.

He reached Nelang on the Indo-border at around 8.30 a.m. in a chopper and spent more than two hours with the troopers.

shares a 345-km border with of which 122 km falls in district.

The border is guarded by the ITBP which has nine posts, most of which are located some 12,000-17,000 feet from ground level. The current temperature here is sub-zero.

He also took briefing of the situation and later left for Harshil where he was accorded with a grand reception.

visited the where he went by road.

The is scheduled to spend the night at the Harshil guest house after which he will leave for the state capital on Wednesday.



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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 14:28 IST