SrinagarToday is the 100th day of the peace-agreement on the LoC between India and Pakistan. On this occasion, Army Chief General MM Naravane arrived on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Army Chief visits forward location of LoC. He later met the state’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. He will hold a press conference in Srinagar today at 10.20 am.
After reaching Srinagar, Gen Naravane along with Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi of the Army’s Northern Command and Lt Gen DP Pandey, Chinar Corps Commander, visited units in the hinterland, an Army official said. Where the local commanders apprised the Army Chief about the current security situation.
General Naravane was also briefed about the measures being taken to identify and thwart those involved in radical activities and recruitment of youth to terrorist ranks. Surrender of local terrorists and efforts to prevent youths from indulging in terrorist activities were also discussed. During the interaction with the soldiers, the Army Chief also appreciated the soldiers and commanders for relentlessly fighting the twin challenges of Kovid-19 and Pakistan-backed terrorism.
India-Pakistan ceasefire completed 100 days
On February 25 this year, a ceasefire agreement was signed between the DGMO of India and Pakistan i.e. Director General of Military Operations. Under this agreement, the armies of both the countries will maintain peace on the Line of Control (LoC). Meaning both the countries will not fire and fire. Even if the soldiers do this, then the local commanders of the armies of both the countries will resolve the matter through talks. Since this agreement, neither the incident of firing nor any shelling has come to the fore on the LoC.