New Delhi: In the backdrop of recent terror activities in the state, Army Chief General Bikram Singh is expected to be in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, to review the security situation. General Singh is likely to review the overall security situation along with state government officials and top military commanders.

General Singh will hold discussions with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Governor NN Vohra, senior Army sources said in Srinagar.
During the visit, the Army chief will be given a detailed briefing by the 15 Corps Commander Lt General Gurmit Singh, on the activities of terrorists and the overall security situation in the Kashmir Valley, the sources said.
The visit comes after militant activities have been noticed to be increasing in the state. An attack was carried on an Army convoy by the militants on June 24, which claimed lives of eight jawans and injured several others.
The newly-appointed Northern Army Commander Lt General Sanjiv Chachra is also scheduled to brief the Army chief about the security scenario in the state. General Bikram Singh is also expected to be given a detailed briefing about the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
The Army is taking several measures to strengthen its position at LAC following the recent incursion by the Chinese troops in Depsang valley.


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