During the second day of his visit to Valley, General Bikram Singh, Chief of the Army Staff visited the forward areas and the hinterland. While interacting with the officers and troops, he gave out his key result areas and stressed upon the secular and apolitical ethos of the Indian Army.
He complimented them for their outstanding vigilance, state of preparedness and high morale. The Chief was appreciative of the initiatives under taken by Northern Command and in particular, the Chinar Corps which have led to sustaining the peaceful environment in the Valley. He also lauded the Chinar Corps, Jammu and Kashmir Police, CRPF and other security agencies for their synergized effort in smooth conduct of Amarnathji Yatra as well as other operations.
General Bikram Singh, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) paid a two day visit to the Valley to carry out the review of the security situation and to interact with the troops deployed in the forward areas of Baramulla and Kupwara Sectors as well as the hinterland. He had arrived in Valley on Monday and during his two days visit, General Bikram Singh interacted with Chief Minister and the Governor of the State.