Guwahati, February 5, 2019:
Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command visited Eastern Nagaland to review security measures in the state. The Lieutenant General visited the border locations of Eastern Nagaland from February 3-4.
On February 3, the Army Commander also called on Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio and discussed the security situation in the state. On February 4, the Lieutenant General was briefed in detail at headquarters, IG Assam Rifles (North) about the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness. The Army Commander expressed his satisfaction on the security measures and operational preparedness of the security forces. He complimented the Assam Rifles for carrying out a commendable job with regards to efficiently managing the security situation in the State.
Later in the day, the Eastern Army Commander, along with Lieutenant General Rajeev Sirohi, General Officer Commanding, Spear Corps and Major General PC Nair, IG Assam Rifles (North) interacted with some prominent members of Civil Society organisations, students, civil administration officials, village chiefs and ex-servicemen of the state and assured them of all possible assistance to people of Nagaland in their endeavors for peace and development.