In the Kashmir valley, the Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen YK Joshi visited forward posts on the Line of Control to review the overall security scenario in the Kashmir Valley yesterday. The Army Commander accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen DP Pandey visited formations along the Line of Control in forward areas of district Kupwara and Rashtriya Rifles conducting Counter Terrorist operations.
The Commander was briefed on the current situation on the Line of Control including the counter infiltration grid and operational preparedness.He laid special emphasis on maintaining the sanctity of the ceasefire as per the understanding reached by DGMOs in February this year. He however reiterated the necessity of not letting our guard down. During his interaction with the troops, he applauded their selfless service, motivation and high spirits.
The Army Commander also reviewed the preparations for the forthcoming Shri Amarnathji Yatra. He exhorted the troops to continue with people friendly approach in conduct of intelligence-based Counter Terrorist operations and complimented the soldiers for the efforts in pursuit of peace & stability in Kashmir.