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General Rawat's visit holds importance since it comes in the wake of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Ladakh being rescheduled.

He further informed, "I am very happy to inform you that all our people have downloaded the Aarogya Setu application and should anyone get affected, we would be able to pick that up very soon. We would be able to ensure that the spread does not happen."

"As the Army, we swear allegiance to the Constitution of India...Justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity enshrined in the Constitution should guide us," he added.

The Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat laying wreath and paying homage to the martyrs at National War Memorial near India Gate in New Delhi, today.

On his last day in office as the Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday paid tribute to martyrs at the National War Memorial here on Tuesday.General Rawat remembered the brave personnel who had sacrificed their lives in the service of the nation and paid his tributes at the ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’.

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane took over as the 28th Army chief on Tuesday, succeeding General Bipin Rawat who has become India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). General Naravane was previously the Vice Chief of Army Staff.

He was also part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka and had served as India's defence attache at the Indian Embassy in Myanmar for three years.

General Rawat remembered the brave personnel who had sacrificed their lives in the service of the nation and paid his tributes at the 'Amar Jawan Jyoti'.

General Rawat, who is due to retire on December 31, has spoken for the first time against the massive nationwide protests against the Citizenship Act.

Indian forces escalated the scale of attacks and started targetting the terrorist camps situated inside Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) in retaliation to the support provided by Pakistan Army to push terrorists into Indian territory.