The Commander of Northern Army, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, on Monday visited forward areas in Eastern Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control to review the security situation.
He interacted with the troops and appreciated the operational response to the evolving threat matrix. It was in Galwan valley where 20 Indian soldiers taught the Chinese a lesson of their lives.
Earlier in the day, Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi interacted and lauded women ice hockey players at NSD Stadium in Leh on the sidelines of the LG Ice Hockey Championship which commenced on February 19, 2022.
The players participating in the tournament have represented India in the Asia Challenge Cup. The Army Commander appreciated their contribution and achievement towards gaining international recognition for Ladakh in ice hockey since the entire Indian Women’s Ice Hockey Team comprises players from the Ladakh region.
The Army Commander visited the prestigious Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, in his capacity as Colonel of the Regiment of JAMMU and KASHMIR RIFLES and LADAKH SCOUTS.