General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Spear Corps at Dimapur, Kohima and Headquarter Eastern Command, Kolkata on 07 – 08 Nov 2019.
On 07 Nov the COAS had detailed discussion with senior military and civil officials including Chairman Ceasefire Monitoring Group and the Hon’ble Governor on the security situation in the hinterland, along the borders and possible way ahead. The Army Chief discussed the security situation in the state and apprised the Hon’ble Governor of the actions being taken by the Indian Army and Assam Rifles in coordination with civilian agencies, in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the state and along the Indo-Myanmar border. At Rangapahar military station the COAS interacted with officers and men and exhorted them to continue working for the cause of the organisation.
The COAS, during his visit also interacted with officers and soldiers of Headquarter Eastern Command at Kolkata on 08 Nov 2019. He praised them for their professionalism and exhorted the troops to continue to work with zeal and dedication to overcome all challenges in the future. The COAS appreciated the high standards of operational readiness and expressed his confidence over the capability of the formations in the Eastern Command theatre.