Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Leh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Leh

Newsdesk |
July 17, 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Leh on Friday on a day-long visit to carry out a comprehensive review of the security scenario in the region in wake of the border row with China. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and Army chief Gen M M Naravane are accompanying Singh on the visit. Singh is set to visit Stakna and Lukung forward areas.

New Delhi, 17 July 2020

As per news report of PTI, his trip comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Ladakh on July 3 during which he also addressed troops and signalled the country's firmness in dealing with the India-China border row. Singh was originally scheduled to visit Ladakh on July 3 but the trip was deferred.



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