Navy chief interacts with Army troops

BUMLA, Oct 25: Chief of Indian Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba on Wednesday interacted with the Army troops deployed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) here in Tawang district, and lauded their efforts in ensuring peace and tranquility along the LAC.
The admiral, who is also the chairman of the Chief of Staff Committee, was briefed on the security situation and the important activities involved in peaceful management of the northern borders.
Bumla is one among the five established meeting points between Indian and Chinese armies to resolve issues along the 4057 km long LAC.
Earlier in the day, Admiral Lanba paid homage to the martyrs of the 1962 operations at the Tawang war memorial, as well as at the memorial of Param Vir Chakra recipient Subedar Joginder Singh here.
He commended the operational readiness of the formation, and exhorted the troops to maintain constant vigil for any unforeseen contingencies along the LAC.
The admiral had on Tuesday visited Kibithu in Anjaw district, on this side of the LAC with China, and was briefed on the state of the operational preparedness by the GOC of the Assam Rifles’ Dao Division, Lt Gen Gopal R. (DIPRO)