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Bipin Rawat reviews operational preparedness

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Published : May 10, 2019, 3:53 am IST
Updated : May 10, 2019, 3:53 am IST

The COAS was accompanied by Lt Gen MM Naravane, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command.

General Bipin Rawat visits Brahmastra Corps to review operational preparedness at Panagarh. (Photo: Asian Age)
 General Bipin Rawat visits Brahmastra Corps to review operational preparedness at Panagarh. (Photo: Asian Age)

Kolkata: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday visited the China-specific Brahmastra Corps at Panagarh in Burdwan. This was the first visit by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to the key formation: XVII Mountain Strike Corps in its new location in West Bengal subsequent to its permanent move from Jharkhand in March this year.

The visit was aimed at reviewing the operational preparedness and the progress of restructuring of this strategically important formation.

The COAS was accompanied by Lt Gen MM Naravane, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command.

The Eastern Command stated, “During the visit the General Officer Commanding Brahmastra Corps briefed the COAS and Army Commander on the various issues concerning operational preparedness of the formation and he assured the senior military commanders of the formation's readiness to undertake its mandated tasks."

It added, “The COAS expressed his satisfaction at the state of operational preparedness and restructuring. He complimented the formation on its successful relocation.

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