PM Narendra Modi's visit to Ladakh 'a strong message for China'
New Delhi : India and China stand-off along the LAC has become tense and to take stock of the situation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made an unannounced visit to the forward post in Ladakh this morning and interacted with troops.
PM's visit is nothing less than a morale booster and a strong message for China that they must do the needful to keep the stress down along the border. Incursion from China between Finger 4 to Finger 8 has been spotted in the satellite images.
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief MM Naravane accompanied PM Narendra Modi during his visit to Ladakh.
As seen in the pictures, PM Modi can be seen sitting in a camouflage tent as he spoke to the troops seated at a distance from each other against the backdrop of the Himalayas. The Prime Minister's office announced that he reached forward location in Nimu today morning and will return by today evening.
"Interacting with our brave armed forces personnel at Nimu," the PM posted, sharing a photo on his Instagram account.
The PM picked a place where a large number of soldiers could assemble safely. Located at 11,000 feet, the region is among the world's toughest terrains, surrounded by the Zanskar range and located on the banks of the river Indus.