Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has issued direction to the army after visiting the forward locations along the LoC and international border in Jammu and Kashmir and several border posts in Rajasthan.
During the visit, the Army Chief was briefed on the prevailing security scenario and preparedness of the formations to deal with any eventualities.
“The Army Chief expressed his complete confidence in the capabilities of the Indian Army to thwart any nefarious design of Pakistan,” the Army said.
“He praised high state of morale of troops and instructed them to remain prepared for all eventualities in close coordination with the Air Force,” it said in a statement.
In Rajasthan, Gen. Rawat visited forward locations like Barmer and Suratgarh to review the operational deployment.