Guwahati: Army Chief designate and GOC-in-C Eastern Command Lt Gen Bikram Singh on Wednesday called on Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi as part of his farewell visit to the region.

Singh, accompanied by his wife Bubbles Singh, made a courtesy call on the Chief Minister before he leaves Eastern Command to take over charge as the army chief, official sources said.

"There was no agenda of the meeting. It was merely a courtesy call", the sources added.

Singh had arrived at Tezpur on Tuesday, where he was received by GOC 4 Corps Lt Gen Shakti Gurung, and interacted with the troops.


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