Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh Tuesday visited forward posts in Siachen Glacier and reviewed operational preparedness being maintained in the sector. He was accompanied by Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps.
Army’s Srinagar based spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that Lt Gen Ranbir Singh interacted with troops deployed at the forwards posts and complimented them for their high morale.
“He appreciated the tenacity and high standard of professionalism displayed by all ranks of ‘Siachen Warriors’ Brigade, despite the extreme challenges posed by the highest battlefield in the world. He urged them to continue to uphold the highest standards of professionalism of the Indian Army,” the spokesman said.
He said that Lt Gen Singh also paid his homage to the martyrs of Operation MEGHDOOT at the Siachen War Memorial.