Prime minister landed in Leh on Friday, weeks after martyred of 20 Indian army soldiers in the fight with Chinese soldiers at Galwan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first high profile visit from the executive leadership to the region ever since the border standoff erupted in early May to review ongoing border conflict.
He is scheduled to meet the soldiers who were injured in the clashes, as well as the local military leadership, including Lt. General Harinder Singh, XIV Corps Commander. PM Modi accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General MM Naravane.
Last Sunday during ‘Maan Ki Baat’ PM Modi address a tribute to Indian Solider “Those who cast an evil eye on Indian soil in Ladakh have got a befitting response. India honours the spirit of friendship… she is also capable of giving an appropriate response to any adversary, without shying away. Our brave soldiers have proven that they will not let anyone cast an evil eye on the glory and honour of Mother India.”
Prime Minister addresses soldiers at Nimu, it is a place height of 11000 feet. It is surrounded by Zanskar Range and lie in the bank of river Indus.
Here are some quotes PM modi use to addresses to the solider at Nimu, quotes from ANI.
“Those who are weak can never initiate peace, bravery is a pre-requisite for peace”
“Whether World Wars or peace, whenever the need arises, the world has seen the victory of our braves and their efforts towards peace. We have worked for the betterment of humanity.”
“We are the same people who pray to the flute playing Lord Krishna but we are also the same people who idolise and follow the same Lord Krishna who carries the ‘Sudarshana Chakra.”
“Age of expantionism is over, this is the age of development. History is witness that expantionist forces have either lost or were forced to turn back.”
“#WATCH I am looking at women soldiers in front of me. In the battlefield at the border this view is inspiring….Today I speak of your glory”
“We have increased expenditure on development on infrastructure in the border area by three times.”