Army Chief Gen Pande visits Eastern Command HW, reviews situation along LAC

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande on Saturday carried out a comprehensive review of India’s military preparedness along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim during a visit to the headquarters of the eastern Army command.

Officials said senior commanders of the Kolkata-headquartered command briefed the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) about various operational matters, including deployment of troops.

Gen Pande’s visit to the crucial command came nearly six weeks after a clash between Indian and Chinese troops in an area along the LAC in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh.

Lt. Col N Thagarajan (Veteran)

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