SRINAGAR: Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, arrived in the Valley on a two day visit on Monday. Accompanied by the northern army commander and Chinar corps commander, the army chief visited Panzgam garrison and was briefed on the encounter with militants, which took place on April 27. General Rawat took stock of the enhanced security measures.
Later, the army chief was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander on the prevailing situation in Kashmir at Badami Bagh. Gen Rawat appreciated the synergy being shown amongst all security agencies and complimented the troops for undertaking operations with firmness and resolve.
General Rawat also visited the base hospital in BB cantonment where he enquired about the health of soldiers.
The Army Chief impressed upon every one to continue their positive engagement with the Awaam and provide them assistance when required.