- Advertisement -
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
- Advertisement -

PM Modi makes surprise visit to Ladakh amid tensions with China over Galwan clash

Amid tensions with China over the Galwan Valley clash in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made a surprise visit to Ladakh. PM Modi interacted with Army, Air Force and ITBP personnel.


Queen Bey Of Hollywood – Beyoncé Knowles | Exclusive Video

Here's the Queen Bey Of Hollywood 'Beyoncé Knowles' exclusive video which you'll have never seen. Beyoncé Knowles is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording artist who's...

Throwback Video: Launch Party Of Saif Ali Khan And Jackie Shroff’s Film Tum

Watch the launch party of the Hindi film 'Tum' starring Saif Ali Khan, Aftab Shivdasani and Jackie Shroff in lead roles.

Throwback Video: Muhurat Of Sanam O Sanam (1993)

Sanam O Sanam is a Hindi film produced by Anup Jalota and directed by Barkhaa Roy. It stars Vinod Khanna, Reena Roy, Ronit Roy,...

In a closely guarded move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief Gen M N Naravane landed at Leh on Friday morning to review the tri-services preparedness against the aggressive People’s Liberation Army (PLA) as well as understand the proposed de-escalation and disengagement process at the four stand-off points.

The decision for PM Modi to visit Ladakh sector was taken last evening with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval handling the last minute detailing with Gen Rawat. PM Modi, Doval and Rawat stood together to face the Chinese aggression in Doklam plateau in 2017.

PM Modi was briefed by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Y K Joshi and XIV Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh at Nimu Army headquarters near Leh.

The visit of PM Modi and Army brass will be a huge morale booster for Indian troops deployed in East Ladakh. With NSA Ajit Doval coming out of self imposed isolation, the Leh visit is a huge signal to China as it conveys how seriously does India view the stand-off with PLA.

Although the Ministry of External Affairs spokesman on Thursday called for expeditious dis-engagement from the border, the de-escalation process will take time with the PLA not in the mood to walk the talk between the two governments on ground. Despite talking about peace and dis-engagement, the PLA troop withdrawal from Galwan, GograHot Springs and Pangong Tso will take a lot of time and serious persuasion

Also Read – UP News: 8 UP policemen killed in firing while trying to arrest history-sheeter

According to military commanders, the PLA continues to earmark its territory at all the stand-off points by physical deployment while undertaking superficial thinning in the rear by withdrawing a few vehicles and few men. The PLA stands amassed at Galwan River Valley and consolidated at Pangong Tso with massive infrastructure upgrade.

Faced with a recalcitrant adversary, the Indian Army and Air Force are fully deployed to prevent any further aggression from the PLA. The morale of the forces appears to be very high particularly after the June 15 flare-up at Galwan. “ We have no intentions of initiating any skirmish but any aggression from the other side will be fully repelled,” said a senior military commander.

With temperatures in East Ladakh and Tibet well over 20 degree Celsius and high velocity winds sweeping the region, air operations in the area are a challenge with weight limits being imposed during take-offs, particularly in Russian origin platforms. While IAF will use the air bases in the plains in the worst case scenario, the PLA Air Force will have serious difficulty in operating from Tibetan Plateau. The coming days will also be a test of unproven Chinese air platforms, missiles and land systems as their battle worthiness has never been challenged.

For latest entertainment news, bollywood news, hollywood news, celebrity gossips, latest movie reviews, entertainment news and gossips in hindi - follow Lehren on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.

↓       Scroll down for next story      ↓

Celebs Give Their Take On Why Entertainment Industry Is Like No Other

In a recent interview, celebs give their take on why entertainment industry is like no other. Speaking about their love for being part of this...

Find Out Why Rajan Shahi Calls Telly Star Shaheer Sheikh ‘King’

Recently when Shaheer Sheikh, shared a pic before an audition on his Instagram account, Rajan was quick to react to it.

Whenever I Have Done A Music Video, It’s Been A Very Fulfilling Experience:...

Adaa shot the music video in an open jeep and she defines that experience as one of the best in her life.
- Advertisement -