ITANAGAR, 4th Apr: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. BD Mishra (Rtd.) met Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) General Bipin Rawat, at New Delhi on Sunday last and discussed about the national security issues related to the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The Governor, who has visited the border posts recently, shared his observations with the CoAS.
The CoAS Bipin Rawat assured the Governor that the Indian Army deployed on the borders in Arunachal Pradesh is ready to take on any challenges to our National security. He also assured the Governor that the Indian Army will always continue to provide all kind of humanitarian help to the civil population residing in the border area. The Chief of the Army Staff made a recommendation that our Government must provide all amenities to the people living in the border area so that they do not abandon their villages and move away from the border. He termed the people of border villages as our national watch assets.
Further, Governor also apprised the CoAS of the plans which our Govt. has started to develop border villages and confidence building measure being put in place to encourage the border villages to live on there.
While conveying the goodwill of the people of the state for the pre recruitment rallies in different parts of the state, the Governor emphasized on enlisting of youths to which the Army Chief agreed to do his best to the optimum level. As a good will gesture, the Governor presented a traditional Mishmi hat and body protection Jacket.