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Sonowal takes stock of security situation of upper and south Assam

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday visited Indian Army’s 3 Corps and 2 Mountain Division camp at Dinjan in Dibrugarh district and held discussions with the top army officials to take stock of the security scenario of upper and south Assam areas.

Taking part in the meeting, GOC 3 Corps Lt. Gen Rajeev Sirohi informed the chief minister that Army was looking after all aspects of security in a large area of upper and south Assam with the help of police and intelligence agencies.

He also apprised that activities of all extremist outfits could be brought under control due to strengthening of security apparatus in the remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh’s Tirap and Changlang districts bordering Assam.

Moreover, the Lt. Gen of 3 Corps shared information about the already apprehended terrorists and the recovered caches of arms and ammunition.

GOC of 2 Mountain Division Major General Rajendra Sachdev apprised Sonowal about plans being mooted by the division to control flood and erosion in the areas surrounding Dinjan Cantonment and the neighbouring villages. DPR was being prepared with the help of the Water Resources Department towards this end, he informed.

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