Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Reviews Situation in Kashmir
Singh visited defence formations in the north and south of the Valley to get first-hand account of the situation.
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Friday reviewed the security situation in the unrest-hit Valley, especially in the four worst-affected districts of south Kashmir.
The Chief commended all ranks of Chinar Corps for their operational preparedness and commitment to the cause of national security. Chief also appreciated various humanitarian initiatives by troops to bring succour to affected locals due to the ongoing unrest. Chief reinforced need to synergise efforts with all and assured support for bringing in normalcy, particularly in South Kashmir.The Army
General Singh arrived on Friday morning and was briefed about the prevailing situation in the Valley by General Officer Commanding of Chinar Corps Lt Gen Satish Dua, defence sources said.
The sources said the army chief visited defence formations in the north and south of the Valley to get first hand account of the situation from the officers on the ground.
“The army chief was informed about the steps to be taken to help the civil administration restore normalcy, particularly in south Kashmir,” the sources said.
Gen Singh also visited forward locations along the Line of Control in Kupwara district to review the preparedness of the anti-infiltration grid, they said.
He will call on Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra later before heading back to Delhi.
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