Jalandhar: Army's Vajra Corps, better known as "Defenders of Punjab", began a 4-day exercise called Pine Prahar somewhere in the western sector.
However the exercise envisages swift mobilisation of units and formations, and offensive manoeuvres.
Lt Gen Munish Sibal, General Officer Commanding of Vajra Corps, dwelt on various facets of the exercise. He said Vajra Corps was fully ready to safeguard the border of the state at any given time.
Over 12,000 troops are taking part in the exercise.