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Army Chief reviews operational readiness of Rising Star Corps

Army Chief reviews operational readiness of Rising Star Corps

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Indian Army chief General MM Naravane on Monday visited forward areas of the Rising Star Corps to review the current security situation and operational readiness of the troops deployed on ground in Jammu-Pathankot region.



Western Command GOC-in-C Lt Gen RP Singh, Rising Star Corps GOC Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, Tiger Division GOC Maj Gen VB Nair and Jammu Air Force Station AOC Air Cmde AS Pathania received the Army chief.



The chief was briefed by Rising Star Corps GOC Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi on the operational preparedness, up-gradation of security infrastructure and the internal security matters.



Gen Naravane accompanied by GOC Tiger Division reviewed operational preparedness in forward areas. He interacted with the field formation Commanders and troops on ground during forward area visit.



The General also visited the forward areas of Gurj Division and was briefed by Maj Gen YP Khanduri, GOC Gurj Division.



The COAS reinstated the fact of ‘Zero tolerance’ against the ceasefire violations by Pakistan and infiltration attempts by terrorists.



He further highlighted that all agencies of the services and Govt are working together relentlessly and will continue to do the same to defeat the nefarious design of proxy war being fueled by our adversaries.



The Army chief addressed all ranks of Western Command through video conferencing and lauded the morale of the troops.



He expressed complete confidence in Indian Army’s capabilities to thwart any misadventure by the enemies of our country and handle any situation.



He also commended the efforts of all the formations of Western Command in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting the ongoing ‘Op Namaste’.



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