Defense Minister and Army Chief in Kashmir to review Security
Srinagar, May 17 (Only Kashmir): The Defense Minister Arun Jaitley and Chief of Army Staff Gen Bipin Rawat who are on visit to Kashmir Valley were Wednesday at Badami Bagh Cantt. briefed about the prevailing situation of state.
The duo today arrived in Srinagar to review the overall security situation in the Valley. The Defense Minister was briefed on the prevailing situation in J&K at Badami Bagh Cantt. Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, and other senior Army officers were present in the review meeting. Sanjay Mitra, Defence secretary (Designate) was also in attendance.
Jaitley was apprised of the various measures to strengthen the robust counter infiltration grid along the LC. He was also briefed on the close coordination amongst all the government agencies towards bringing back normalcy in the region.
On the occasion Jaitley urged all soldiers to ensure safety of the innocent people while dealing firmly with the ‘inimical’ elements. He also impressed upon the commanders to maintain strict vigil along the LC and remain prepared to give a befitting reply to any misadventure from across.