January 2020 News

J&K Situation Along LoC, Hinterland Under Control: Lt Gen Saini

28 January 2020
Kashmir Times


New Delhi: The new Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen S K Saini on Tuesday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir along both the Line of Control and in the hinterland is under control. Speaking after receiving the Guard of Honour, Saini said the Army was prepared for all challenges. 'Ceasefire violations have gone up last year. We're fully geared up to meet challenges that come across,' he said. He also said removing hollowness in terms of critical deficiencies of equipment, ammunition, capacity development along the Northern borders will be among his priorities. 'New structures like Chief of Defence Staff created. Aligning the Army headquarters with them to create further jointness will be my priorities' Lt Gen Saini said.

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