16 September 2017
Kulbir singh kalsi
Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman visited Headquarters of Western Command at Chandimandir Military Station today, where she was briefed on the operational preparedness, administrative issues and Ex Servicemen affairs by Lt Gen Surinder Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Command. The Raksha Mantri appreciated the efforts of the Indian Army and Western Command and expressed her complete confidence in the immense operational might of Western Command. She lauded Western Command’s contribution in all spheres including assistance to civilian administration especially during the recent past.
In homage to the brave martyrs and to commemorate the visit, the Raksha Mantri laid a wreath at Veer Smriti and also planted a sapling. The Raksha Mantri spent some time interacting with JCOs’ and Other Ranks of units billeted at Chandigarh, before departing for New Delhi.