Army chief visits Drass, reviews situation

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 7/20/2019 11:19:49 AM

SRINAGAR, July 19: Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat today visited Drass sector.
Giving details a defence spokesman, in a statement, said that during the visit, army chief was briefed by the general officer commanding, 'Fire & Fury' Corps on the prevailing situation and operational preparedness in the sector.
Gen Bipin Rawat also interacted with soldiers deployed on the line of control (LoC). The army chief was accompanied by the general officer commanding-in-chief, northern command.
While interacting with the jawans, the army chief appreciated the tenacity and resolve of the soldiers guarding the borders in the harsh terrain and extreme weather conditions.
Recalling the valour and sacrifice of troops who fought in Operation Vijay in this sector in 1999, he exhorted all ranks to execute their assigned tasks with the same josh, vigour and responsibility. He also called upon all ranks of the 'Fire & Fury' Corps to re-dedicate themselves towards upholding the values that the Indian army stands for.



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