Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command visited the field formations and forward areas of Assam Rifles and Indian Army on 07 Jan and 08 Jan 2020.
During the visit, the Army Commander was briefed in detail by various Commanders on the ground about the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness. The General Officer expressed his satisfaction on the security measures and operational preparedness of the security forces. He complimented the troops of both the security forces for carrying out a commendable job with regards to efficiently managing the security situation in the state.
Earlier, the Eastern Army Commander accompanied by General Officer Commanding Spear Corps and IG Assam Rifles (South) met the Hon’ble Governor of Manipur Dr Najma Heptulla at Raj Bhavan on 07 Jan 2020.
The General Officer apprised the Governor of the actions being taken by the Indian Army and Assam Rifles in coordination with other agencies, towards the maintenance of peace & security in the state. The Hon’ble Governor appreciated the untiring efforts of the forces in difficult conditions and complimented them for carrying out people-friendly operations.
Later in the day, Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan also interacted with the Chief Minister Shri N Biren Singh and discussed the security situation in Manipur.