Give befitting reply to enemy: Parrikar to troops
STATE TIMES NEWS
SRINAGAR: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday impressed upon the soldiers to remain in a very high state of alert to give a befitting response to any misadventure from across.
He was interacting with the troops deployed in the forward areas during his visit to Valley for reviewing the overall security situation. He was accompanied with Army Chief General Dalbir Singh. They first visited the frontier area of Uri where they were briefed by the local Commanders in the presence of Northern Army and Chinar Corps Commanders Lt Gen D.S Hooda and Lt Gen J.S Sandhu respectively.
Later, the Defence Minister and Army Chief were briefed at Badami Bagh Cantonment, Srinagar on the latest internal security situation and all the security measures initiated by the Army and other security agencies along the LoC as well as the hinterland. The Defence Minister will be staying in Srinagar overnight and meet more troops deployed in other areas on Thursday.