Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhaag visits south-west command, reviews state of affairs

Jaipur, Oct 5: Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhaag today visited south-West command in Jaipur to review the operational preparedness, days after India carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir(POK).

Upon his arrival at Jaipur, the chief was received and briefed in detail on the operational state of the Sapta Shakti Command by Lt Gen Sarath Chand, GOC-in-C, South Western Command, a defence spokesperson said.

Army chief visits south-west command

The army chief expressed satisfaction at the operational readiness as well as measures undertaken by the Command to face evolving security challenges, especially along the Western Borders, he added.

The command's operational units include Strike I Corps, formerly under Central Command, and X Corps. On September 29, the Para Special Forces of the Indian Army launched an offensive on various terror lauch pads across the border.


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