Chinese incursion: Army chief meets J&K CM
Posted on: 08:27 PM IST Apr 23, 2013
Srinagar: Army Chief General Bikram Singh met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday evening. The meeting comes amidst reports of increased Chinese incursions in Ladakh. General Singh is on a two-day visit to the state to review the security situation.
Earlier, he reviewed counter-infiltration and security measures in the state and visited forward areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The Army chief, who is on a two-day visit to the state, chaired a meeting at the 16 Corps headquarters in Nagrota, where he was briefed by field commanders about security and counter-infiltration measures in J&K, a defence spokesman said.
General Singh later flew to the Rajouri sector where he visited forward areas along the LoC. During his stay, General Singh will call on Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhawan.
He would also be undertaking a tour of the forward areas in the Akhnoor sector, besides visiting the Doda region, where he will be briefed by personnel of the counter-terrorism Delta force. He is scheduled to return to Delhi on Wednesday. Earlier, General Singh was received at the 16 Corps headquarters in Nagrota by Northern Command Chief Lt Gen KT Parnaik and 16 Corps commander Lt Gen BS Hooda.
With additional information from PTI