Srinagar: Lieutenant General Yogesh Kumar Joshi, Army Commander, Northern Command paid an impromptu and surprise visit to Anantnag Railway Station on Wednesday and interacted with local populace, commuters and the Railway Staff.
According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), he was accompanied by Lieutenant General DP Pandey, Chinar Corps Commander.
The statement reads that the Army Commander’s affection and love for the citizens of J&K is well acknowledged and he is known to meet people on all occasions.
It may be recalled that he led a motor bike rally from Udhampur to Kargil to commemorate Kargil Vijay Diwas, through the Kashmir Valley in July 2021.
“Prior to embarking the train, the Army Commander interacted with commuters at the Railway Station. He and the Chinar Corps Commander travelled by the train from Anantnag to Qazigund, where their co-passengers were surprised to see the senior army officers travelling with them,” it reads.