In the backdrop of the prevailing situation in Jammu & Kashmir, the General Officer Commanding in Chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh chaired a meeting of the Core Group of Intelligence and Security agencies in Srinagar to review the operational readiness to meet any contingency that could adversely impact the security situation in the state.
He stated that necessary security arrangements had been put in place for ensuring peace and security.
The Army Commander highlighted that during the past few days, Pakistan had intensified its efforts at increasing strength of terrorists in launch pads along the Line of Control, initiating Ceasefire Violations, pushing infiltrators across the LoC, calibrating terrorist actions in the hinterland as also exploiting the social media to launch disinformation campaign in J&K.
He said that the Indian Army has given a befitting response, thwarting their nefarious designs of causing disturbances in our country.
The Army’s Northern Command Chief has urged the people not to fall prey to the enemy’s evil designs to poison their minds with incessant propaganda and exhorted them not to proliferate rumours as well as dissuade their near and dear ones from indulging in rumour-mongering.
He warned that if Pakistan Army continued with a disruptive course, the Indian Army would respond with resolve and that the cost would be prohibitive for them.
The Army Commander stated that security forces were maintaining a high state of ness and readiness to counter any inimical designs. Serving a note of caution to those who harbour plans to disrupt peace and harmony within, GOC-in-C stated that they would be dealt with firmly.