Added on : 2020-07-03 12:50:54
Weeks after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in violent clashes with Chinese soldiers at Galwan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday arrived in Leh, Ladakh to review the ongoing border conflict. This is the first high profile visit from the executive leadership to the region ever since the border standoff erupted in early May.The Prime Minister, accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General MM Naravane, arrived at Nimu this morning and interacted with Army, Air Force and ITBP personnel. Nimu, a forward location, is at a height of 11,000 feet and among the tough terrains. It lies on the banks of the river Indus and is surrounded by the Zanskar range.