Jammu, Aug 28: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command today reached out to the people of North Kashmir with an aim to promote a sense of security and well being among them.
In a series of interactions the Army Commander accompanied by Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, Chinar Corps Commander met a sizeable cross- section of people at Vilgam in Kupwara district and Rampur and Boniyar in Baramulla district.
A large number of villagers came out for the interactions at all these places. The Army Commander informed the local populace about the present situation, security measures put in place for the safety and security of people and initiatives being taken by the Government as also the Army to improve the situation.
Lt Gen Singh advised the people to maintain peace and don’t believe in rumours and propaganda being spread by the enemies of the nation. He emphasised the need to continue with such interaction with the people, especially the youth at various levels to solve their problems as also to sensitise them about the nefarious designs of adversaries to disturb peace of the Valley.
The people assured the Army Commander to extend their full cooperation in maintaining peace and harmony in the region.