Leh Comdr visits Siachen Glacier
SRINAGAR/LEH, Nov 26: Army’s Northern Commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi today reviewed the operational preparedness of the troops deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir’s Uri sector.
The Army Commander expressed confidence over the operational readiness of the troops and the strong anti-infiltration grid along the LoC.
“#LtGenUpendraDwivedi, #ArmyCdrNC visited forward areas along #LoC at #Uri, reviewed operational preparedness, interacted with all ranks and expressed confidence over the operational readiness and strong anti-infiltration grid,” the Army’s Northern Command said on Twitter.
On Friday, Lt Gen Dwivedi reviewed the operational preparedness in the border areas of Gurez in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
He along with Chinar Corps commander Lt Gen ADS Aujla visited the forward areas in Corps Z on Friday where he was briefed by the Local Commanders on the security situation and the operational preparedness.
Meanwhile, Leh-based Fire and Fury Corps Commander Lieutenant General A Sengupta visited the forward areas of Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield and carried out a review of the winter preparedness and operational readiness of the Army.
The Corps Commander expressed satisfaction with the high state of morale and motivation of the troops.
“GOC Fire & Fury Corps visited the forward areas of Siachen Glacier and carried out a review of the winter preparedness and operational readiness. He expressed satisfaction on the high state of morale and motivation of the troops,” the Fire and Fury Corps said in a tweet.
The Siachen Glacier is the highest battleground on earth, where India and Pakistan troops are stationed opposite to each other since 1984.