Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba at Bumla Pass in Tawang Sector on Thursday
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Arunachal: Admiral Lanba takes stock of security at Bumla Pass

Naval chief visits strategic Tawang sector along Line of Actual Control

Tawang: Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba visited the strategic Bumla Pass on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Tawang Sector in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday.

The Admiral, who is also the chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (CSC), was briefed on the security situation and the important activities involved in the management of peace along the Northern borders.

Bumla is one among the five established meeting points between Indian and Chinese Army to resolve issues along the 4,057-km-long sensitive LAC.

The Naval chief also interacted with troops deployed at the freezing heights of Bumla and lauded their efforts towards ensuring peace and tranquility along the LAC.

Earlier in the day, he also paid homage to the martyrs of 1962 operations at Tawang War Memorial as well as at the memorial of Subedar Joginder Singh at Bumla. Admiral Lanba also appreciated the operational readiness of the formation and exhorted the troops to maintain constant vigil for any unforeseen contingencies along LAC.