Army Chief Naravane on 3-day NE visit to review operational preparedness
He assured the full support of the Army and Assam Rifles to maintain peace and tranquillity.
New Delhi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Mukund Naravane is on a three days visit to review operational readiness of the North East region.
As the military confrontation with China continues in eastern Ladakh, Gen Naravane reviewed the security control along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) as well as counter-insurgency operations in Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
On his arrival at Dimapur in Nagaland, the COAS was briefed by Lt-General Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Command, Lt General R P Kalita and Spear Corps on operational preparedness along the northern borders as well as operations in the hinterland of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
The Army chief visited various Army and Assam rifles headquarters in Nagaland and Manipur to make a firsthand assessment of the ground situation.
Gen Naravane met Nagaland governor R N Ravi and chief minister Neiphiu Rio to discuss prevailing security condition of the state.
The COAS interacted extensively with the troops deployed in the remote areas and appreciated their state of operational preparedness, morale and conduct of people-friendly operations.
He assured them the full support of the Army and Assam Rifles to maintain peace and tranquillity in the state and also ensure the security along the Indo-Myanmar border, said an officer.