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Army Chief MM Naravane reviews NE security during his three-day visit
MM Naravane

Army Chief MM Naravane reviews NE security during his three-day visit

| @indiablooms | 25 Nov 2020, 01:03 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: In his three-day visit to the North Eastern region, Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane has reviewed the security situation in the North-Eastern region and taken stock on operational preparedness along the North Eastern borders.

He also took stock of the operations in the hinterland of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.

The Chief of Army Staff had arrived at Dimapur in Nagaland on Monday on a three-day visit to review the security situation in the North-East Region.

On arrival at Dimapur, the Army Chief was briefed by Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Command and Lieutenant General R P Kalita GOC Spear Corps on operational preparedness along the Northern borders as well as operations in hinterland of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.

The Chief of Army Staff was also briefed on the progress of the ongoing Naga Peace talks.

On Tuesday, the Chief of Army Staff visited various Army and Assam Rifles Headquarters in Nagaland and Manipur to make a firsthand assessment of the ground situation.

The Chief of Army Staff interacted extensively with the troops deployed in the remote areas and appreciated their state of operational preparedness, morale and conduct of people friendly operations.

Later in the evening, General Naravane called on Nagaland Governor RN Ravi and Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio to discuss prevailing security situation in the State and assured the wholehearted support of the Army and Assam Rifles in maintaining peace and tranquility in the state and ensuring security along the Indo-Myanmar border.

As part of Indian Army’s efforts in contributing towards development and equitable opportunities to all sections of the society, a new residential facility at Kohima Orphanage to be run by Assam Rifles will be inaugurated by the Chief of Army Staff on November 25 prior to his return to New Delhi.

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