New Delhi, Jul 3 (PTI) Paying tributes to the 20 Army men killed in a violent face off with Chinese troops in east Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the bravery shown by the soldiers has sent a message about the strength of India.
Addressing Army, Air Force and ITBP personnel during his surprise visit to Ladakh, he said India”s resolve for ”atmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant India) becomes stronger because of you and your strong resolve.
He told the personnel that their will power is as strong and firm as the Himalayas and the whole country is proud of them.
Speaking in Nimu. India is proud of the courage of our armed forces. https://t.co/juUjqkAp6v
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 3, 2020
Modi further said, “Tales of your bravery and valour are echoing in every house in the country. The way you protect and serve Mother India in difficult circumtances in these heights – no one in the world can do that.”
He added, “Every Indian’s head bows before its brave saviours. This land boast of several stories of bravery and gallantary of Indian jawwans.”
“The way you protect and serve Mother India in difficult circumtances in these heights – no one in the world can do that.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a surprise visit to Ladakh and was briefed by senior officers in Nimmoo amid ongoing tension with China. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.