Army Commander celebrates Diwali with jawans on LoC, asks them to counter enemy's nefarious designs

TNN Bureau. Updated: 11/8/2018 2:44:54 PM Front Page

Jammu, Nov 8: Army Commander Northern Command Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited forward posts of Poonch Sector to convey Diwali greetings to troops.

He was accompanied by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh.

During the visit to the sector, the Army Commander distributed sweets to Army and Border Security Force troops deployed on the forward posts.

The Army Commander interacted with soldiers and complimented them for their unwavering dedication to duty, selfless devotion and high standard of professionalism.

He was appreciative of the high morale of troops who are away from their near and dear ones.

Lt Gen Singh also complemented soldiers for measures and standard operating procedures instituted by the units and formations in their area of responsibility to minimise the casualties due to cease fire violations and infiltration bids.

He also exhorted all ranks on the need to remain vigilant to counter the nefarious designs of the enemy and anti- national elements and to ensure a robust counter infiltration and counter terrorist grid to enable continued peace and stability in the region.

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