Srinagar, 29 Sep 2017. Defence Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman, visited the Chinar Corps to review the overall security situation prevailing in the Valley. She was accompanied by COAS Gen Bipin Rawat and was received by Lt Gen D Anbu, Northern Army Commander and Lt Gen J S Sandhu, the Chinar Corps Commander.
The Minister visited the forward areas and was briefed about the robust Counter Infiltration posture along the Line of Control. She was subsequently briefed by the Army Commander in Badami Bagh Cantonment on the prevailing security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and was given an overview of the Counter Infiltration and Counter Terrorist Operations undertaken in the recent past.
She appreciated the effectiveness of the intelligence and operational grids and commended the troops for the excellent operational successes, which had contributed significantly towards a secure environment in the State. The Minister complimented the commanders for the high level of synergy achieved with the JKP and CAPF.
Later in the evening, the Defence Minister also interacted with the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and called on NN Vohra, the Governor of J&K.