House committee notes ‘improved’ situation in J&K | India News


SRINAGAR: The 11-member parliamentary standing committee on external affairs has reviewed the situation in J&K and expressed satisfaction over the “improved” atmosphere in the Valley despite multiple challenges faced by security forces, the Army said on Wednesday.
The committee, led by chairperson PP Chaudhary, visited the Army’s Chinar Corps headquarters in Srinagar and was briefed by the general officer commanding, Lt Gen DP Pandey, on the situation along the Line of Control and in the hinterland.
“The GOC also briefed the members on the steps being taken to break the cycle of violence and bring peace and stability to Kashmir,” a defence spokesperson said. “The Chinar Corps’ efforts in building citizen-Army connect were also highlighted.”
The committee was also taken on a round of the base and shown all the modern equipment currently in use during counter-terrorism and other operations.


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