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Army Chief visits Northern Command HQ, reviews security

Jammu, Jan 23 (UNI) The Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane visited Headquarters Northern Command at Udhampur on Thursday.
He was briefed by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander Northern Command, on the prevailing situation along the Line of Control and also in the hinterland.
The Army Chief was appreciative of the efforts put in by Northern Command to meet the challenges posed by inimical elements.
The Army Chief accompanied by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command visited troops on the Line of Control to review prevailing situation and operational readiness of the units of White Knight Corps.
The COAS was briefed and updated by Lt Gen Harsha Gupta, General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps and commanders on ground.
He interacted with the soldiers deployed on the Line of Control and lauded them for their unwavering dedication to duty, selfless devotion and high standard of professionalism.
The need to remain prepared for all contingencies was also reinforced by COAS during his interaction with the troops.
General Naravane commended the standard operating procedures institutionalized to ensure safe-secure environment and mission readiness of the troops.
He conveyed his satisfaction on the people friendly measures undertaken in quick timeframe.
Later in the day, General Naravane accompained by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, called on Mr Girish Chandra Murmu, Lieutenant Governor, J&K and discussed prevailing security situation. The Lieutenant Governor was appreciative of the synergy between the Army, other security forces and the civil administration in maintaining peaceful law and order situation.
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