Imphal: Lieutenant general Manoj Pande, AVSM, VSM general officer commanding-in-chief, Eastern Command visited the field formations and forward areas of Assam Rifles.
During the visit the Army commander was briefed in detail by various commanders on ground about the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness. The general officer expressed his satisfaction on the security measures and operational preparedness of the security forces. He complimented the troops of the Assam Rifles for carrying out a commendable job with regards to efficiently managing the security situation in the state.
Earlier, the Eastern Army Commander accompanied by general officer commanding, 3 Corps, IG Assam Rifles (South) met chief minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday. The general officer apprised the chief minister of the actions being taken by the security forces in coordination with other agencies, towards maintenance of peace and security in the state.
Biren appreciated the untiring efforts of the forces in difficult conditions and complimented them for carrying out people friendly operations.