Northern Army commander calls on Guv, CM
Discuss situation on IB, LoC; ceasefire
Srinagar, May: Northern Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Devraj Anbu, called on the Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.
According to an official press release, Governor had extensive discussions with Lt. Gen. Anbu regarding the obtaining security situation; the losses and serious difficulties arising from the recurring violations of the ceasefire agreement across the IB and LoC and security arrangements for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra.
Governor also discussed with Lt. Gen. Anbu issues relating to the ceasefire which was announced on the eve of Ramazan and how it could form the basis of sustaining arrangements in the future.
In a separate meeting with Chief Minister, the Army commander briefed her about the overall obtaining security scenario in the state particularly after the announcement of Ramazan ceasefire, the press release said.
It said the Chief Minister advised the Army commander to work in synergy with other security agencies and ensure that the relief and hope generated by the ceasefire among common masses is sustained and carried forward. She also asked the Army to facilitate people during the holy month in whatever means possible.
Lt. Gen. Anbu also briefed the Chief Minister about the obtaining situation along borders in the state particularly along the International Border and measures being taken for the safety and security of people living in these areas.