Monday, May 26, 2014
JKP & BSF personnel awarded by Northern Army Commander
Srinagar, May 25, (Scoop News) - Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra left for Udhampur after concluding his visit to Kashmir valley. He visited forward areas and discussed security related issues with Hon'ble Governor, Hon,ble Chief Minister J&K and high ranking officials.
During his visit Army Commander reviewed overall security situation in valley particularly on Line of Control. On 23 May and 24 May 14 he visited many forward posts in Kupwara and Baramulla divisions and interacted with officers and troops deployed there. He was briefed about the security situation on Line of Control and measures in place to check infiltration.
He called on NN Vohra, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir wherein he discussed the security situation in the state. On the first day of the visit, the Army Commander had met the Honourable Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and discussed the prevailing security situation in the State.
Today, before departing to his Udhampur based Northern Command Headquarters the Northern Army Commander paid rich tributes to the Martyrs by laying wreath at the Badami Bagh War Memorial in a solemn ceremony. In a separate award ceremony organised at Badami Bagh, Army Commander awarded commendation cards to the persons of Army, JKP and BSF for their exemplary performances in Counter Terrorist operations and commitment to their duties.
Army commander expressed his satisfaction over his visit and lauded Chinar Corps in environmental security and sustaining peace in the valley. He also extended his good wishes to the Awaam in general and youth in particular and wished for great future ahead. He hoped that that the security forces will continue to get love and support from them.