Rajnath Singh Dibang

Dibang, Sep 29: Defence minister Rajnath Singh visited the ahead regions of three Corps in Anini, a village in Dibang valley of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, the defence ministry stated in a statement.

The minister made an on-the-ground assessment of defence preparedness along the LAC.

Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pande, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command Lieutenant General RP Kalita, and different senior officials of the Indian Army followed the defence minister who additionally interacted with the troops published in the area.

After his visit to the forward areas, Rajnath Singh held an interplay with militia employees in Tezpur, Assam. In his address, he commended the dedication and sacrifice of the soldiers posted at the borders, bravely protecting the sovereignty, unity, and integrity of the country, the ministry said.

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He stated, strengthening India’s navy prowess has been the government’s pinnacle precedence ever because it got here to electricity in 2014, with a focal point on equipping the offerings with modern-day weapons/devices via an ‘Aatmanirbhar’ defence industry.

“There became a time whilst India wasn’t taken severely on worldwide platforms. Due to the efforts of our PM Narendra Modi, today we have become an assertor from a mere observers. The Indian navy is reputable everywhere in the globe. Our pleasant overseas nations have accepted us as true within them. It is one of the predominant motives India has emerged as an effective nation. Today, we’re the 5th biggest financial system withinside the world, strongly shifting ahead,” Singh stated.

As a part of the day’s engagements, the minister additionally interacted with participants of the second spiritual excursion to Athu Popu, an annual trek of the neighborhood Idu Mishmi tribe that’s being facilitated via way of means of the Indian Army when you consider that 2021 as a part of the outreach and persisted efforts in the direction of assisting the locals & improvement of tourism.