Northern Army Commander reviews security situation along the LoC

Srinagar, April 12 : The Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, on the final day of his visit to Kashmir Valley reviewed the security situation along the Line of Control(LoC) with the formation commanders, Srinagar based defence spokesman said. The Army Commander was accompanied by Lt Gen DP Pandey, General Officer Commanding Chinar Corps during the visit. The Northern Army Commander spent the morning hours interacting with soldiers at forward locations. “The local Commanders briefed the Army Commander on the security situation on the Line of Control, operational preparedness and measures instituted to thwart the adversary’s designs. Local Commanders also briefed about the development defence works being carried out at their respective locations,” the spokesman said. The Army Commander, during the interaction, laid special emphasis on being vigilant and maintaining the sanctity of the LoC. He was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted by the ts and formations to meet the challenges posed by the inimical elements. During his interaction with the soldiers, the Army Commander was appreciative of the sharp vigil and alertness along the Line of Control and high morale of the troops. Later in the day, the Army Commander visited Radio Chinar, the Comm ty Radio Station at Mazbug and interacted with youth employed at the Radio Station. He appreciated the wide variety of programmes being broadcast, while meeting the aspirations of listeners of all age groups. He urged them to include more programmes, which would essentially benefit the youth of the area. MJR RKM

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