GOC Briefs LG On Kashmir Situation


Srinagar: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command, Lt Gen Y K Joshi on Wednesday briefed Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu about the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

The LG and Lt Gen Joshi discussed about various important issues pertaining to the prevailing security scenario and the overall security management in Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesperson said.

“Lt Gen Y K Joshi briefed the LG about the security situation in the forward areas and hinterland of J&K and the successful anti-militancy operations being conducted by the Army,” he said.

Murmu, he said stressed on the high importance for maintaining close and effective synergy between the Army and other Security Forces in combating anti-militant activities, besides dealing with any emergent situations in an effective manner for maintaining peace and harmony in J&K.

“He commended the role being played by the Army for ensuring a secure environment for the people of J&K and the comprehensive measures being taken by the Security Forces in containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the UT,” the official spokesperson said.

General Officer Commanding (GOC) 15 Corps, Lieutenant General, B.S Raju was also present on the occasion.

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