Northern Army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir
SRINAGAR: The Army’s northern command chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, on Sunday arrived in the Kashmir valley to review the prevailing security situation.
The Army commander, accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, the Army Commander visited the forward areas in the frontier district of Baramulla where he was briefed by commanders on ground about the current situation, a defence spokesman said.
During the visit, the Army Commander was also briefed on the counter-infiltration grid and operational preparedness of the formation apart from the various developmental works being undertaken to improve the life of people residing in remote areas, said the spokesman.
“He was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted by the units and formations to meet the challenges posed by the inimical forces,” he said.
The Army Commander complimented the troops for their relentless efforts and selfless service in bringing peace and tranquility in the Valley,” a defence spokesman said.