Manipur : Director General Assam Rifles visits state

To review the prevailing security, law and order situation, Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan, Director General of Assam Rifles (DGAR) visited Manipur on Wednesday.

The Director General of Assam Rifles along with the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South), Major General Alok Naresh visited the far-flung field formations and interacted with troops deployed in the forward locations of the state, said an Assam Rifles press release.

“During the visit, the General was briefed in detail by the Commander 10 Sector Assam Rifles, Commandant Somsai Battalion and Commandant Chassad Battalion on ground about the latest prevailing security situation and operational preparedness,” said the PRO of Assam Rifles (South) in a press release on Wednesday.

“He was also briefed about the efforts being undertaken for Force preservation and COVID-19 preparedness of Assam Rifles in Manipur,” it said.

The Director General expressed his satisfaction on the level of operational preparedness as well as the assistance being provided by the troops of Assam Rifles and Army during the COVID-19 pandemic, the release said.

He complimented the troops for carrying out a commendable job with regards to efficiently managing the security situation in the state facing multiple challenges in difficult & inhospitable conditions and commended them for carrying out people-friendly operations, it added.