Army Chief designate calls on Assam Chief Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 23:43

Guwahati: Army Chief designate and GOC-in-C Eastern Command Lt Gen Bikram Singh on Wednesday called on Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi as part of his farewell visit to the region.

Singh, accompanied by his wife Bubbles Singh, made a courtesy call on the Chief Minister before he leaves Eastern Command to take over charge as army chief, official sources said.

``There was no agenda of the meeting. It was merely a courtsey call``, the sources added.

Singh had arrived at Tezpur yesterday, where he was received by GOC 4 Corps Lt Gen Shakti Gurung, and interacted with the troops.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 23:43

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