Army Chief Rawat reviews J&K security situation

Army Chief Rawat reviews J&K security situation

Agency News

Jammu, Mar 2: Chief of Army Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited to the Nagrota-based White Knight Corps here and reviewed security situation of the State.

Gen Rawat and Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, visited the White Knight Corps to review the operational preparedness of the forces in the Corps Zone in view of the current situation along LoC and IB.

The COAS was briefed and updated by Lt Gen Paramjit Singh, GOC, White Knight Corps, about the current operational situation, prevailing security scenario and the preparedness of the formation.

The COAS was also briefed on the actions taken to meet the challenges of increased ceasefire violations and measures put in place to thwart the nefarious designs of the adversary and the measures reinforced in hinterland in the Area of Responsibility towards ensuring peace and stability.

Gen Rawat commended all soldiers for their unwavering dedication to duty, selfless devotion and high standard of professionalism.

He was appreciative of the measures and standard operating procedures instituted by the units and formations in the Corps Zone to minimise the casualties due to ceasefire violations and infiltration bids.

The need to be prepared for effectively meeting current emerging security challenges was also reinforced, he said and He exhorted all soldiers on the need to remain vigilant to counter the nefarious designs of the enemy and anti - national elements.

The COAS appreciated the preparedness and the high morale of the White Knight Corps. (UNI)