Northern Army Commander expressed concern increase in drug terrorism in Kashmir

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Northern Command looks after the counter-terrorism efforts in entire Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh

Srinagar: Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi, GOC-in-C, Northern Command on Tuesday said that Kashmir is witnessing a concerning rise in narco-terrorism and that the Army is prepared to meet any challenges in the future.

Addressing a gathering at the first segment of the Investiture Ceremony at BB Cantt, Srinagar, Northern Army Commander, as reported by the news agency-Kashmir News Observer (KNO), stated that the Northern Command is in a high state of readiness and morale to face constantly evolving threats and challenges.

“The security situation in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh poses many challenges in terrain and operational dynamics, especially from different adversaries along the Northern and Western Borders. We are committed to defending India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity while upholding the democratic traditions of the Nation,” he said.

He further added that they are maintaining a constant vigil, monitoring all developments and will take all necessary steps to protect the national interests. 

“Indian Army is prepared to meet any challenges in the future and will always work for the betterment of the people of the Region. The last two years have brought to the fore newer challenges in the wake of abrogation of Article 370, the Galwan conflict and multiple waves of COVID-19,” he said.

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