Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Indian Army, IAF bases in Tezpur after trip to Nathu La border

After her visit to the Indo-China border in Sikkim, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived at the Gajraj Corps headquarters and IAF's eastern airbase in Tezpur in Assam.

FP Staff October 09, 2017 08:43:12 IST
After her visit to the Indo-China border in Sikkim, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday arrived at the Gajraj Corps headquarters and IAF's eastern airbase in Tezpur in Assam. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
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After her visit to the Indo-China border in Sikkim, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday arrived at the Gajraj Corps headquarters and IAF's eastern airbase in Tezpur in Assam. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
The visit to Tezpur was part of Sitharaman's maiden visit to the Eastern Command after she took over the charge of the defence ministry from Arun Jaitley on 6 September 2017. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
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The visit to Tezpur was part of Sitharaman's maiden visit to the Eastern Command after she took over the charge of the defence ministry from Arun Jaitley on 6 September 2017. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
Sitharaman, during her visit to Tezpur, reviewed the formation of Indian Army and IAF. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
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Sitharaman, during her visit to Tezpur, reviewed the formation of Indian Army and IAF. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
Earlier, Sitharaman, on a day's visit to Sikkim, travelled by road to Nathu La, and interacted with Army and ITBP officials posted there. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
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Earlier, Sitharaman, on a day's visit to Sikkim, travelled by road to Nathu La, and interacted with Army and ITBP officials posted there. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
Meanwhile, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, while addressing IAF personnel on the Air Force Day on Sunday, said that the IAF was prepared to fight a war at a short notice. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
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Meanwhile, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, while addressing IAF personnel on the Air Force Day on Sunday, said that the IAF was prepared to fight a war at a short notice. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
Sitharaman was briefed about the security preparedness along the border in the Sikkim sector by the GOC, Eastern Command Lt Gen Abhay Krishna. Vice-Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Sarath Chandra was also present at the meeting. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia
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Sitharaman was briefed about the security preparedness along the border in the Sikkim sector by the GOC, Eastern Command Lt Gen Abhay Krishna. Vice-Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Sarath Chandra was also present at the meeting. Twitter @DefenceMinIndia