Srinagar: Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi on Friday reviewed security situation in Kashmir Valley.
The army commander arrived on three days visit to Kashmir from May 20 to 22. He would be visiting forward posts on the Line of Control and the hinterland to review the overall security situation in the Kashmir Valley.
The Army Commander accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen ADS Aujla visited various locations and formations in South Kashmir today, a statement said.
“He was briefed on counter (militancy) grid, development works and operational preparedness for Amarnath Yatra,” army said in a statement to GNs. “The Army Commander during his interaction with the troops over tea complimented the soldiers for the conduct of just operations with precision, ensuring zero collateral damage,” the statement said, adding, “He was appreciative of the excellent Soldier – Citizen connect activities, which have resulted in overall reduction in the terrorist recruitments.
The Army Commander arrived at Chinar Corps Headquarters later in the day.”
He was briefed by Lt Gen ADS Aujla, GOC Chinar Corps on the overall security situation and measures instituted to counter adversaries’ design, the statement added. (GNS)