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Lt Gen Parnaik reviews operational preparedness along LoC

Posted on Feb 13, 10:58AM | UNI

Jammu, Feb 12 : Northern Command Army Commander Lt Gen K T Parnaik today reviewed operational preparedness along the Line of Control and security situation in the Valley.

Lt Gen Parnaik, GOC-in-C, Northern Command visited the troops deployed in Valley and reviewed the operational preparedness along the Line of Control besides security situation, official spokesman in a statement issued here said.

He said that the Army Commander extensively visited the troops deployed in the forward areas, particularly the High Altitude Areas of Gurez, Kupwara, Uri and Gulmarg Sectors along Line of Control and complimented them for their dedication, outstanding vigilance, high state of preparedness, and the grit and determination with which they are braving all the odds of terrain and weather in service to the nation.

Lt Gen Parnaik also visited the formations deployed in the Valley and praised them for exercising a very high degree of control and upholding the highest ethos of Army and respecting the Human Right norms while managing the internal security situation, prevailing in the Valley, the spokesman said.

He said that the GOC-in-C also reviewed the security situation in the Valley in a joint meeting with the Lt Gen Om Prakash, GOC, Chinar Corps, Ashok Prasad, Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, K Rajendra, Additional DGP Law and Order, Ashok Patnaik, Joint Director IB and SM Sahai, IGP, Kashmir at the Chinar Corps Headquarters.

He, however, complimented the Security Forces for the high level of synergy exhibited by them while dealing with the prevailing situation in the Valley and highlighted the nuances of synergized approach in dealing with the prevailing sensitive law and order situation and maintaining peace in the Valley.

The Army Commander assured that Army will continue with its area domination and provide operational support in the sensitive areas for dealing with the current law and order situation in the Valley.