Army chief to review forward locations in Eastern Ladakh today
24 June, 2020 | newsx bureau
Army Chief MM Naravane is on a two-day visit to Ladakh in light of escalating tensions with China at the Line of Actual Control.
On the second day of his two-day visit to Ladakh to review the on-ground situation and the progress in talks with the Chinese military, Army Chief General MM Naravane on Wednesday is on a visit to the forward locations in the Eastern Ladakh area.
The Army chief will also interact with troops on the ground.
“On a two-day visit to Ladakh, Army Chief General MM Naravane is on a visit to the forward locations in the Eastern Ladakh area today. The chief will also interact with troops on the ground there,” Army sources said.
The Army Chief on Tuesday departed for Leh to review the on-ground situation and the progress in talks with the Chinese military.
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He also interacted with Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, during his two-day visit to Eastern Ladakh.
The Northern Army Commander and Leh Corps Commander were also present during the interaction.
General Naravane visited an Army hospital and interacted with gallant Indian Army soldiers who were injured in the clash in Galwan valley on June 15 and are undergoing treatment.
The Army chief had on Monday discussed the security situation with the top Army commanders in Delhi, officials said.
India and China are holding military-level talks to defuse the border tensions after the violent face-off in Ladakh’s Galwan valley in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives.
Indian intercepts have revealed that the Chinese side suffered 43 casualties including dead and seriously injured.
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