MoS Defence visits LoC, pats soldiers

Jammu, Oct 4: Union Minister of Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre today visited the forward areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri and patted the soldiers for maintaining high degree of alertness.
Bhamre is on a two day visit to Jammu region.
He arrived at the White Knight Corps Headquarters at Nagrota today wherein he was briefed by GOC White Knight Corps Lt Gen AK Sharma on the prevailing security situation and operational dynamics of the Corps.
He also visited forward areas of Rajouri accompanied by the GOC.
During his visit to various forward areas along the LOC, he was briefed on the security dynamics.
Bhamre appreciated the efforts being put in by the soldiers in safeguarding the borders in difficult conditions and hostile terrain.
He assured the soldiers that their interests are of paramount importance in the heart of the entire nation and the government is sensitive to all the issues pertaining to them.
The Defence Minister commended the alertness of all the troops deployed along the LOC and appreciated their efforts in foiling the nefarious designs of inimical forces and stressed upon the need to maintain a high degree of vigil.