Rajnath reviews defence preparedness, security situation along LoC

Jammu: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited Rajouri Army base Camp and took stock of the operational preparedness of the Indian Army and the security situation along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pande and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi were present during the review meeting.

The Minister interacted with the soldiers and commended their valour and zeal while operating in challenging situations.

He asserted that the nation feels secure because of the unmatched courage, commitment and constant vigil of the soldiers of the Indian Army in difficult areas.

He motivated them to continue working with the same dedication and bravery, stating that the government and the people of the country are with the armed forces.

Singh also paid homage to the brave soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice in the service to the nation in Rajouri on Friday. “Their sacrifice will never be forgotten”, he said.


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