Army chief arrives on 2-day visit to Kashmir, celebrates New Year with troops

SRINAGAR: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday on a two-day visit to the State. He interacted with the troops and review the prevailing security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland.

Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told UNI that accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh and the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt, the Army Chief visited the frontier district of Kupwara, where he interacted with the troops and was briefed about the recent counter infiltration operations.

Later in the day, he said the Army Chief interacted with senior Police officials and discussed the prevailing internal security situation in the Valley. (AGENCIES)