Northern Commander calls on Vohra; reviews Yatra security

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 7/11/2018 12:47:48 PM

SRINAGAR, Jul 10: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, met Governor N N Vohra at Raj Bhavan today.
The Army Commander, who has undertaken extensive tour of areas in the valley in the past four days, shared his views and experiences with the Governor.
Raj Bhavan Spokesman recalled the Governor’s meeting with the Army Commander late last week when the Governor had called for more cohesive civil-police- army collaboration in combating anti-terrorist activities.
Later Lt Gen Ranbir Singh accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt visited the army formations and units deployed for the Amarnath Yatra and took stock of the security and administrative arrangements for the ongoing Yatra. He stressed upon the need for close coordination with civil administration to ensure a smooth and efficient conduct of the Yatra. The Army Commander
appreciated the synergy being maintained amongst all security agencies for conduct of the Amarnath Yatra.
Later in the day, the Army Commander visited forward posts in the frontier district of Baramulla wherein he was briefed by the commanders on ground regarding the operational and logistics preparedness. Commending the exemplary professionalism and high morale of the troops deployed along the Line of Control, Gen Ranbir Singh stressed upon the need to maintain sustained vigil to thwart any attempts of infiltration from across. The Army Commander also reinforced the need to be prepared to meet emerging security challenges effectively.



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