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Army chief visits Amritsar

Press Trust of India  |  Amritsar 

Bipin visited today to review the security situation and operational preparedness of the formations guarding the sensitive frontiers in the western border state of

He was received by Lt Gen Surinder Singh, of Western Command, and Lt Gen Dushyant Singh, Corps of the Vajra Corps, an official release said.

This was the first visit of the to since he took over the reins of the

The visited the headquarters of the where Lt Gen briefed him on operational preparedness of the in view of prevailing situation in the region, the release said.

Gen also interacted with all the formation commanders responsible for the defence of

He appreciated the high standards of preparedness and level of coordination with BSF in safeguarding the interests of the nation in the areas under the command of the

The Army was accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, of the Army Wives Welfare Association, and both of them interacted with service personnel, veterans and families of soldiers and lauded their contribution towards the service of the nation.

Gen along with his wife also paid obeisance at the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) here.

The couple also visited the here. It is the world's first museum dedicated to the partition of the Indian sub-continent in 1947. The museum is dedicated to all those millions impacted in the largest migration in human history.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 20:35 IST