Northern Command Army chief visits forward areas along LAC

Indian Army

Jammu: With sporadic attacks by terrorists, the chief of Army’s Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, visited forward areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh on September 30 and reviewed operational preparedness in the sector.

Lt Gen Singh was accompanied by Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps, a Northern Command Defence spokesman said.

The Army Commander interacted with troops deployed at forward posts and complimented them on their state of readiness, the spokesman said.

Lt Gen Singh appreciated the tenacity and high standards of professionalism displayed by all ranks in extreme terrain conditions, he said.

He exhorted the troops to remain vigilant, uphold the high traditions and standards of professionalism of the Army.

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