First Published Feb 8, 2023, 1:21 AM IST
The Indian Army has made it clear that if the dragon country China commits any aggressive actions on the borders of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, they will also face it. Upendra Dwivedi, General Officer Commanding, General Officer Commanding, Army Northern Command, stated that any aggression will be faced with full coordination and determination, and the measures to resolve the situation at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) at the diplomatic and operational level are also going on simultaneously.
Commanding-in-Chief Lt. Gen. Upendra Dwivedi told the media that the LAC patrol in eastern Ladakh is dominated by technical means and he assured us that we are ensuring our territorial integrity. Dwivedi said that the Northern Command is prepared and in high morale to face the ever-increasing threats and challenges.
General Dwivedi stated that the Indian Army is committed to protect India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity while maintaining the country’s democratic traditions. He said that they are constantly monitoring and monitoring all developments and will take all necessary measures to protect national interests.
Talking about the situation along the Line of Control, despite the ceasefire with Pakistan, Pakistan has repeatedly violated that provision. He said that their activities can be effectively stopped with very strict surveillance and strong technology. He said that the enemy country Pakistan has been making ceasefire violations and infiltration attempts… but those actions have been successfully controlled. But it was explained that Pakistan is committing narco-terrorism.
He said that recently drugs and weapons are being sent through drones and they are committing activities that disrupt the peace and security of the country and drug smuggling across the border is helping terrorism. This trend has already started anti-drone measures to curb the menace. Said.
Along with the Army, coordination, coordinated training, exercises and operational work with paramilitary forces like ITBP and BSF are being done jointly to streamline procedures and enhance border security, he said. In the last three years, about 1,500 crore worth of infrastructure has been created for the units and reinforcements deployed every year to protect our borders.
Moreover, he said that more than 800 kilometers of new roads have been constructed with the kinetic energy initiative at the national level. The Army along with the Ministry of Communications has identified 144 villages in remote areas of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir for setting up 4G-5G towers so that people living in remote villages can get telephone service, the Army official said.
Last Updated Feb 8, 2023, 1:21 AM IST