Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday visited Stakna in Leh as part of his two-day visit to Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir and interacted with Indian soldiers at Lukung post in a bid to boost their morale. The Defence Minister was on a two-day visit to Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir. In visuals, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army chief General MM Naravane were seen accompanying him.

Amid the disengagement talks, the Defence Minister today sent a strong message to China from Ladakh and said not one inch of India’s land can be taken by any power in the world. He further said that the talks are on to resolve the dispute, however, there’s no guarantee to what extent it can be resolved.

“Talks are underway to resolve the border dispute but to what extent it can be resolved I cannot guarantee. I can assure you, not one inch of our land can be taken by any power in the world. If a solution can be found by talks, there is nothing better,” he said.

“Witnessed the fire and fury of the Indian Army during the para dropping and other military demonstrations at Stakna near Leh today. Also, I got the opportunity to interact with them. I am proud of these brave and courageous soldiers,” Singh said.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacted with Indian Army and ITBP personnel at Lukung, along with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General MM Naravane.

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Rajnath Singh paid homage to the martyred soldiers in Galwan Valley and said “Recently what happened between troops of India and China at PP14, how some of our personnel sacrificed their lives protecting our border. I am happy to meet you all but also saddened because of their loss. I pay my tributes to them.” Defence Minister interacted with India soldiers deployed at Lukung post, along with CDS General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General MM Naravane.

Rajnath Singh also visited Shri Amarnath ji Holy Cave in Jammu and Kashmir to take blesssings of Baba Amarnath.


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