Kolkata: Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, is on a two-day visit of the northeast states bordering China and Myanmar.
General Rawat landed at the Rangapahar Military Station at Dimapur in Nagaland today at the start of his tour. The military station is the headquarters of the Spear Corps of the Indian Army.
The Spear Corps, besides undertaking extensive counter-insurgency operations in the northeast, is also responsible for operations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh that borders China.
The Army Chief was received by Lt Gen MM Naravane, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command and, was briefed by Lt Gen Rajeev Sirohi, General Officer Commanding of the Spear Corps.
General Rawat today reviewed the operational preparedness and expressed satisfaction with the preparedness along the LAC and, appreciated the conduct of people friendly counter-insurgency operations by the Spear Corps.
During his two-day tour, the Army Chief is also scheduled to visit Kohima and Itanagar.