Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane visited Nagaland. He was on a three days visit to the state to review the security situation in North East Region.
A press release from PRO Defence Kohima stated that General Naravane arrived at Dimapur on Monday. He was briefed by Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Command and Lieutenant General RP Kalita GOC Spear Corps on operational preparedness along the Northern borders as well as operations in hinterland of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. He was also briefed on the progress of the ongoing Naga Peace talks.
On his second day yesterday, General Naravane visited various Army and Assam Rifles Headquarters in Nagaland and Manipur to make a firsthand assessment of the ground situation. He also interacted extensively with the troops deployed in the remote areas.
Later in the evening , General Naravane called on Governor of Nagaland, Mr. R N Ravi and Chief Minister, Mr Neiphiu Rio to discuss the prevailing security situation in the State and security along the Indo-Myanmar border.