Army Chief begins 3-day maiden visit of J&K


Jammu, Jan 5: Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat commenced his maiden three-day visit to the state of Jammu and Kashmir from today.

During his three-day stay, General will be visiting Udhampur, Srinagar, Nagrota and Siachen. “He will also be visiting formations at Kupwara, Anantnag, Akhnoor and Rajouri. There, he will be briefed upon the prevailing security situation. The General will also interact with officers and men,’’ defence spokesman here said.

He said General Rawat lauded the role of Northern Command in restoring peace and normalcy during the recent unrest.

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