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Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command visited the field formations and forward areas of Assam Rifles and Indian Army on January 7 and 8 respectively.

This was informed in a defence release issued on Wednesday.

During the visit, the Army Commander was briefed in detail by various Commanders on ground about the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness, informed the press release issued by Lt Col Sumit K Sharma, PRO (Defence) Kohima.

Chauhan expressed his satisfaction on the security measures and operational preparedness of the security force and complimented the troops of both the security forces for carrying out a commendable job with regards to efficiently managing the security situation in the state, it stated.

Earlier, the Eastern Army Commander accompanied by General Officer Commanding Spear Corps and IG Assam Rifles (South) met the Governor of Manipur, Dr Najma Heptulla at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.

On the same day, he also interacted with the chief minister N Biren Singh and discussed the security situation in Manipur, the release added.

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