Northern Army Commander arrives in Kashmir, reviews security for upcoming Yatra

Srinagar, Jun 15: Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi arrived in Srinagar on three-day visit to Kashmir from 15 to 17 May 2022.

As per a statement, , he would be visiting forward posts on the Line of Control and the hinterland to review the overall security situation in the Kashmir Valley.

The Army Commander accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen ADS Aujla visited various locations and formations in Hinterland today.

He was briefed on counter terrorism grid, development works and current security situation.

The Army Commander also reviewed security and operational preparedness for Amarnath Yatra.

He held a detailed briefing with all the stakeholders and appreciated efforts being undertaken for a peaceful and incident free Yatra.

During the day, he also addressed the media on the contours of Agnee Veer initiative of the Armed Forces.

The Army Commander during his interaction with the troops over tea complimented the soldiers for the conduct of just operations with precision, ensuring zero collateral damage.

He was appreciative of the excellent Soldier – Citizen connect activities, which have resulted in overall reduction in the terrorist recruitments.

The Army Commander arrived at Chinar Corps Headquarters later in the day. He was briefed by Lt Gen ADS Aujla, GOC Chinar Corps on the overall security situation and measures instituted to counter adversaries’ design.

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