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Army chief visits border areas of Spear Corps

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Tezpur, June 10: General Bipin Rawat visited forward areas of Spear Corps along the LAC. The COAS was accompanied by Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command and Lieutenant General Gopal R of General Officer Commanding Spear Corps.
The COAS visited Taksing and other forward areas in Arunachal Pradesh and reviewed the operational preparedness of the formations during his visit. The COAS was briefed on the prevailing security situation by the local commanders. He lauded the efforts of the soldiers for ensuring peace and tranquility and improving employment generation opportunities for the local population. He urged them to continue the good work in a professional manner. The Spear Corps besides undertaking extensive Counter Insurgency operations in the three Northeast States is also responsible for conducting of operations along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh, Lt Col Harsh Wardhan Pande, Defence PRO Tezpur said. This was stated in a press release.

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