SRINAGAR: The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the army’s Northern Command, Lt Gen Devraj Anbu, called on Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday. Lt Gen Anbu, who has been appointed as the next Vice Chief of Army Staff, briefed the chief minister on the overall security scenario in the state particularly after the announcement of the Ramadhan Ceasefire.
The chief minister advised the army commander to work in synergy with other security agencies and ensure that the relief and hope generated by the ceasefire among common masses is sustained and carried forward. She also asked the army to help people during the holy month in whatever means possible.
Lt Gen Anbu also briefed the chief minister on the situation along borders in the state particularly the International Border, and measures being taken for the safety and security of people living in these areas.
Lt Gen Anbu also called on Governor NN Vohra at the Raj Bhavan, where he held extensive discussions with the Governor regarding the security situation, the losses and difficulties arising out of the recurring violations of ceasefire along the IB and LoC, and security arrangements for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra.
The Governor also discussed with the army commander issues relating to the Ramadhan Ceasefire.