Itagar, April 6: Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has assured Aruchal Pradesh of top operatiol readiness of the Indian Army deployed on the borders in the State to take on any challenges to the tiol security.
The assurance from the Army Chief came when State Governor Brig (retd) BD Mishra met him at New Delhi on Thursday and discussed about the tiol security issues related to the State.
Mishra, who has visited the border posts recently, shared his observations with General Rawat, a Raj Bhawan communiqué stated. Rawat assured the Governor that the Indian Army would always continue to provide all kind of humanitarian help to the civil population residing in the border area. The Chief of the Army Staff made a recommendation that the State government must provide all amenities to the people living in the border area so that they do not abandon their villages and move away from the border.
Rawat termed the people of the border villages as ‘tiol watch assets’.
The Governor apprised the Army Chief of the State Government plans to develop the border villages.