Security review: Northern Army Commander visits forward area along LOC

Northern Army Commander visits forward area along LOC (Photo: NAC Twitter)
Northern Army Commander visits forward area along LOC (Photo: NAC Twitter)

New Delhi: Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi on Tuesday visited forward areas along the Line of Control and took stock of the situation prevailing there. He also interacted with the troops deployed on the LoC. The Commander is on a three days visit to Kashmir Valley from April 10 to April 12, 2022.

The Army Commander visited the formations and units, where he was briefed about the ongoing Ceasefire on the LoC, development works, the counter-infiltration grid and operational preparedness.

Earlier on his arrival to Srinagar, Lt Gen Dwivedi was briefed by Lt Gen DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps on the prevalent security situation and measures instituted to counter adversaries' design. The Army Commander also interacted with senior officers of the Chinar Corps. He lauded the strong counter-infiltration grid along the Line of Control. He also appreciated the strict control exercised by the formation to abide by the Ceasefire understanding between the DGMOs of both India and Pakistan.

The Northern Army Commander visited two formation headquarters engaged in counter-terrorism operations in the hinterland. On being briefed on operational aspects, he complimented them for the conduct of operations with precision while ensuring zero collateral damage. He reiterated the credo of the use of minimum force and just conduct by the soldiers involved in Counter-Terrorist operations. He appreciated the efforts at breaking the cycle of violence for sustainable peace and stability in Kashmir.

He also visited 92 Base Hospital at BB Cantonment and asked about the well-being of patients admitted there. He also interacted with the jawans of CRPF, who have been admitted to the hospital, owing to various operational injuries.

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