The Army chief was on a one-day tour to Leh the place he met 14 Corps, which is popularly generally known as Fire and Fury Corps. He additionally inspected the Rechin La mountain cross, reported ANI. The go to got here within the midst of Sino-India tensions.
Nearly 50,000 troops of the Indian Army are deployed in a excessive state of fight readiness in varied mountainous areas in jap Ladakh in sub-zero temperatures. China has additionally deployed an equal variety of troops, in line with officers.
Sources mentioned Gen Naravane reached Ladakh at eight:30 am on a day-long go to with an goal to assessment the bottom scenario within the area that’s experiencing harsh winter.
On his arrival, the Chief of Army Staff was welcomed by Lieutenant General PGK Menon, the commander of the Leh-based 14 Corps, PTI reported.
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The Army chief additionally undertook on the spot inspection of the state of the habitat of troops on the ahead line of defences at Rechin La, the report mentioned.
He appreciated the efforts made by the formation to make troops snug alongside the LAC.
Naravane interacted with the troops deployed within the ahead areas and exhorted all ranks to proceed working with the identical zeal and enthusiasm. He additionally distributed sweets and muffins on the eve of Christmas, it added.
(With inputs from businesses)