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Lt Gen Singh compliments all ranks for maintaining vigil on LoC

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A day after taking over as the general commanding of the Army's Nagrota-based here, Lt Gen Saturday complimented all ranks for their outstanding contribution in maintaining vigil on the LoC and ensuring peace and tranquillity in the region.

The 57-year-old also paid tributes and homage to the martyrs at 'Ashwamedh Shaurya Sthal' in the corps zone, a said.

The said a solemn wreath laying ceremony was conducted with full honours at the base this morning.

Lt Gen exhorted all troops to persist with same zeal and enthusiasm towards their profession to achieve new milestones, the

Singh, who was involved in the planning of the 2016 surgical strikes on in Pakistan-occupied (PoK), took over the command of the stratgic corps from Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh Friday.

The officer, who has commanded an elite parachute regiment and has vast experience of high altitude warfare, was commissioned into the on 12 June, 1982.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 15:25 IST