Army Chief visits Northern Command

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 14:46

Jammu: Ahead of his retirement this month, Indian Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Wednesday lauded the "selfless sacrifices" by troops, especially in Jammu and Kashmir.

He said this while paying a farewell visit to the Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur in the state.

Gen Singh was accompanied by his wife Bharti Singh, who is president of the Family Welfare Organisation, Northern Command spokesperson Lt Col Rajesh Kalia said.

Lt Gen KT Parnaik, chief of the Northern Command, briefed the Army Chief about the latest situation along the border with Pakistan and in the hinterland, an army source said.

Col Kalia said the two discussed "security-related issues".

"In his address, the Army Chief appreciated the selfless sacrifices made by troops in ensuring the sanctity of our frontiers and in facilitating the return of normalcy in the state," he said.
Jammu: Ahead of his retirement this month, Indian Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Wednesday lauded the "selfless sacrifices" by troops, especially in Jammu and Kashmir.

He said this while paying a farewell visit to the Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur in the state.

Gen Singh was accompanied by his wife Bharti Singh, who is president of the Family Welfare Organisation, Northern Command spokesperson Lt Col Rajesh Kalia said.

Lt Gen KT Parnaik, chief of the Northern Command, briefed the Army Chief about the latest situation along the border with Pakistan and in the hinterland, an army source said.

Col Kalia said the two discussed "security-related issues".

"In his address, the Army Chief appreciated the selfless sacrifices made by troops in ensuring the sanctity of our frontiers and in facilitating the return of normalcy in the state," he said.

IANS



First Published: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 14:46

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