PM Modi lauds bravery of Indian soldiers in Galwan valley; Says world has taken note of India’s strength 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertook a day-long whirlwind visit to Leh yesterday. In a surprise to all, he came to Leh and touched all the important points to send a strong signal across the borders and to boost the morale of the soldiers guarding the country’s sovereignty at the borders. The Prime Minister also addressed the army soldiers at Nimo army establishment and has said that the courage, valor and dedication of Indian army to protect the honor of Mother India is incomparable.
He was accompained by the CDS General Bipin Rawat and Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane. Immediately on his arrival, PM Modi embarked to Nimo where he witnessed demonstrations of Military Engineering capabilities. Mr. Modi addressed the Army Jawans for nearly thirty minutes. In his address, PM said that their courage is higher than the heights where they are posted today. He connected to Ladakh by invoking architect of modern Ladakh Kushak Bakula Rinpoche and remembered the bravery of the Fire and Fury Corps.

Later, the Prime Minister paid homage to the martyrs at the War Memorial at Hall of Fame in Leh. Then, he proceeded to interact with the injured soldiers in Galwan skirmish at Army General Hospital. Mr. Modi’s visit also has set the tone for the terms for the future talks between army commanders in the eastern ladakh region.