Choosing Siachen as his army base visit as Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Monday paid tribute to the martyred soldiers who sacrificed their lives while serving in Siachen. Sharing a message of gratitude for the supreme sacrifice made by 1100 soldiers defending the Siachen Glacier, he tweeted pictures of his visit.
Visuals show Rajnath Singh dressed in white windcheater offering a wreath of white flowers at the 'Amar Jawan' memorial at the Siachen glacier, as Army officials stand in attention dressed in white snow gear. The pictures also show the list of army martyrs etched in stone and painted in gold along with their details like their location, date of death and the unit they were serving under.
Here are the photos:
After paying his tribute to the fallen army souls at Siachen, he shared photos of his interactions with the jawans serving at the 'highest battlefield in the world'
Visuals show the Defence minister having an informal discussion with the jawans over snacks. It also shows photos of the minister in deep discussion with army officers explaining the terrain to him.
Here are some of the visuals:
Before commencing his trip to Ladakh, the Defence minister had shared his iteranarary saying that post his Siachen visit he would be travelling to Srinagar to meet Indian Army personnel.