PM Narendra Modi visits Leh amid border tensions with China, praises Indian Army

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with officers of the Indian Army, Air force and ITBP at Nimo. The Prime Minister, CDS Rawat and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane were briefed by 14 Corps Commander Lieutenant General Harinder Singh on the current situation at the LAC at Nimo which is almost 35 kilometres from Leh.  The Line of Actual Control between India and China in Ladakh has been witnessing a prolonged face-off between the armies of the two countries and PM Modi and General Rawat's visit assumes great significance.

Zee Media Bureau | Jul 03, 2020, 17:53 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with officers of the Indian Army, Air force and ITBP at Nimo. The Prime Minister, CDS Rawat and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane were briefed by 14 Corps Commander Lieutenant General Harinder Singh on the current situation at the LAC at Nimo which is almost 35 kilometres from Leh. 

The Line of Actual Control between India and China in Ladakh has been witnessing a prolonged face-off between the armies of the two countries and PM Modi and General Rawat's visit assumes great significance.

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PM interacts with soldiers

PM interacts with soldiers

PM Modi visited soldiers in hospital injured in the Galwan Valley clash.

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PM Modi with injured soldiers

PM Modi with injured soldiers

PM said that history is witness that expansionist forces have either lost or were forced to turn back.

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PM Modi visits injured soldiers

PM Modi visits injured soldiers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the soldiers at Nimmoo in Leh said that age of expansionism is over, this is the age of development.

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PM Modi at LAC in Ladakh

PM Narendra Modi in Ladakh

PM Modi Modi arrived in Leh on Friday morning to review the situation 18 days after a violent faceoff in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh.

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PM Narendra Modi in Ladakh

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The bravery of Indian soldiers gave strong message to the whole world, said PM Narendra Modi in Leh.

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PM Modi with Army

PM Narendra Modi in Ladakh

In a strong warning to China, PM Modi said, ''Age of expansionism is over, this is the age of development. History is witness that expansionist forces have either lost or were forced to turn back."

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PM Modi with Army in Ladakh

PM Narendra Modi in Ladakh

While, PM Modi's Leh visit has irked China, which said that 'no side should escalate the situation'. 

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PM Modi in Leh at LAC

PM Narendra Modi in Ladakh

PM Modi in Leh interacting with soldiers.

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PM Modi in Leh at LAC

PM Modi in LAC

PM Modi interacted with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP.

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PM Modi, CDS Rawat in Leh

PM Modi in Leh at LAC

Tensions escalated at the India-China border after reports of a violent face-off at Galwan valley on June 15 when Chinese troops attempted to unilaterally change the status quo.

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PM Modi in Leh at LAC

PM Modi at LAC

PM Modi interacted with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP.

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PM Modi in Leh at LAC

PM Modi in Leh at LAC

PM Modi arrived in Leh at 8.15 am after which he met Army officers at Nimo. 

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PM Modi and CDS Rawat in Leh

PM Modi in Leh

The Prime Minister, CDS Rawat and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane were briefed by 14 Corps Commander Lieutenant General Harinder Singh on the current situation at the LAC.

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PM Modi and CDS Rawat in Leh

PM Modi in Leh

PM Modi and General Rawat's visit to Ladakh assumes great significance due to the prolonged face-off between the armies of the two countries. 

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