Northern Army commander reviews security situation along Line of Control in Kashmir
Review of the security situation in Kashmir: Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Upendra Dwivedi on Saturday reviewed the security situation along the Line of Control in Kashmir and commended the forces for maintaining a strong counter-infiltration grid . Lt. Gen. Dwivedi was accompanied by the Chinese corps commander, Lt. Gen. ADS Aujla, an army spokesman said.
“#LtGenUpendraDwivedi, #ArmyCdrNC, visited forward areas of #Kashmir along #LC and reviewed the security situation,” Army Northern Command said in a tweet. He said Lt. Gen. Dwivedi commended all ranks for their professionalism in maintaining the sanctity of the Line of Control (LoC).
Lieutenant General Dwivedi arrived here on Saturday, the army spokesman said.
“Lt. Gen. Dwivedi was briefed on the current security situation and the measures instituted to counter adversary design and development work undertaken by the Indian Army.
“He praised the strong counter-infiltration grid along the line of control. He also appreciated the strict control exerted by the formation to respect the ceasefire agreement,” he said.
Amid ongoing nationwide “Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” celebrations, a 72-foot-tall tricolor was hoisted by Keran residents along the Line of Control in the presence of Lt. Gen. Dwivedi and Lt. Gen. Aujla, said the spokesperson. On the occasion, a cultural program was also organized which saw the participation of schoolchildren, he said.
The ‘Rashtriya Salute’ by ceremonial guards from Indian Army, Border Security Force (BSF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police was a worthy display of the joint efforts of security forces in Kashmir. Lieutenant General Dwivedi appreciated the efforts of everyone involved in the installation of the national flag, he added.
During the day, Lt. Gen. Dwivedi interacted with and commended five civilians at Chinar Corps Headquarters for their efforts in promoting peace, happiness and empowerment initiatives.
Congratulations are Mehraj Khurshid Malik from Srinagar, Arshid Rasool from Srinagar, Jameela Begum from Kupwara, Sahil Muzaffar from Sopore and Mir Mehak Farooq from Kulgam.
Later, Lt. Gen. Dwivedi also interacted with police and civilian officials. He appreciated the measures taken by all agencies for maintaining peace in Kashmir and ensuring its development, the spokesperson said.
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