Eastern Army Commander Lieutenant General Manoj Pande visited Gajraj Corps headquarters on Monday to review the situation and various training activities being carried out to enhance operational capabilities.
Yesterday, the Eastern Army chief had called Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi at Raj Bhavan. Mukhi had asked him about the security situation and Army’s presence in the Upper Assam districts viz, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Sivasagar, Golaghat, and Charaideo.
Lieutenant General Manoj Pande on June 1 had taken over the reins of Eastern Command as its General Officer Commanding-in-Chief. Prior to this, he was Commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command, which is only the only Tri-services Operational Command in India.