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Army Chief Bipin Rawat visits LAC in Arunachal Pradesh

Army Chief Bipin Rawat visits LAC in Arunachal Pradesh

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 09 Jun 2018, 04:47 pm

Guwahati, Jun 9 (IBNS): Army Staff Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh.

General Rawat visited forward areas of Spear Corps along the LAC.

The Army Chief was accompanied by Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command and Lieutenant General Gopal R, the General Officer Commanding Spear Corps.

General Rawat visited Taksing and other forward areas in Arunachal Pradesh and reviewed the operational preparedness of the formations during his visit.

The Army Chief was briefed on the prevailing security situation by the local commanders.

General Rawat lauded the efforts of the soldiers to ensure peace and tranquility and improving employment generation opportunities for the local population.

The Army Chief urged the soldiers to continue the good work in a professional manner.

The Spear Corps, besides undertaking extensive Counter Insurgency operations in the three North East States, is also responsible for the conduct of operations along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh.

General Rawat expressed his satisfaction with the operational preparedness of Spear Corps.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)