Lt. Gen. Anil Chauhan, Commander of the Eastern Command of the Army, said on Thursday that the Covid-19 epidemic has deepened doubts between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA and the virus has affected border management protocols. General Officer Commanding in Chief of Eastern Command, Lieutenant General Chauhan said at a function held at Eastern Command Headquarters at Fort William here that effective steps were taken to ensure that the corona virus does not fall into units stationed along the northern borders with China Spread He said, “The Kovid-19 pandemic deepened mutual doubts and affected the working protocols related to border management”.
Lieutenant General Chauhan said that the Eastern Command exercised a high level of vigilance and prevented every type of untoward incident.
He said that medical facilities were upgraded in Eastern Command and changes were made in hospitals to deal with corona virus.
He said that the situation on the Line of Actual Control with China since the Galvan incident is tense, but steps have been taken to improve the campaign preparedness.
On June 15 last year, 20 soldiers of the Indian Army were killed in a clash with Chinese forces in the Galvan Valley. The Chinese army personnel were also casualties during this period.