Jammu, Feb 10: BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh paid a visit to the Eastern Air Command, one of the five operational commands of the Indian Air Force in Shillong, Meghlaya, which is also renowned as “Scotland of the East.”
In a statement he said, “It was an exciting and proud experience to visit the centre.” Chug lauded the operations of Eastern Air Command which had brought laurels to the nation.
“Eastern Air Command (EAC), one of the arms of the Indian Air Force, handles air operations across a large area. It covers approximately three lakh square kilometres and comprises seven north eastern states, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, and parts of Orissa and Jharkhand,”he said.
The BJP leader added that the jurisdiction comprises a lengthy international border with China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. Aside from regular air base operations, this command takes great satisfaction in providing airlift and air supplies to isolated communities in the country's far east.