Kolkata: Amidst the escalation of tension between India and Pakistan on the northern frontier, the Commander of the Indian Army for eastern India today made a visit to the Panagarh Military Station in West Burdwan.
Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command, was received at Panagarh by Lt Gen PN Rao, General Officer Commanding of the Brahmastra Corps which will be shortly shifting from Ranchi to Panagarh.
The Commander has under his jurisdiction all of eastern and northeast India. There are international borders with China, Myanmar, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan in the region.
During the visit, Lt Gen Naravane has reviewed the security situation and operational preparedness of the Panagarh Military Station.
He has asked the formation there to stay on guard round-the-clock to meet the fast emerging security challenges. Lt Gen Naravane interacted with the troops as well.