Northern Army commander visits forward posts in Siachen Glacier

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh visited forward posts in Siachen Glacier yesterday.

He was accompanied by General Officer Commanding, ‘Fire & Fury Corps’, Lieutenant General Harinder Singh. Complimenting the troops deployed in the Sector for their dedication and perseverance, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh said the nation is proud of the valour and sacrifices of the ‘Siachen Warriors’.

He exhorted them to continue upholding the high standards of professionalism and commitment, even while deployed in the face of extreme challenges posed by the highest battlefield in the world.

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh later visited ‘Heritage Abode’ – the residence of one of the greatest heroes of Ladakh, late Colonel Chhewang Rinchen at Sumur Village in Nubra Valley. Colonel Chhewang Rinchen was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra twice and a Sena Medal for his acts of valour during various battles fought in the Ladakh Sector.

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