Srinagar: General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Army Staff, accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda, today visited the Srinagar based Chinar Corps.
The Army Chief was briefed by the Corps Commander, Lt Gen Satish Dua on the overall security situation and the preparedness of Chinar Corps in dealing with the emerging challenges.
He was also briefed about the incidents in Handwara which witnessed violent protests in the past few days.
Gen Dalbir Singh accompanied by the Northern Army and Chinar Corps Commanders visited Kupwara, where he was briefed about the situation along the Line of Control and hinterland.
In his interaction with the officers and troops, the Army Chief expressed his satisfaction at the operational preparedness of the units deployed along the LC and hinterland.
He further impressed upon all to ensure security in the area in concert with Police and Civil Administration.