Rajnath Singh Visits Siachen Glacier to Review Military Preparedness

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Siachen on Monday to review the military preparedness in the region.

He interacted with the defence personnel posted at this world’s highest battlefield in Ladakh. He termed Siachen as “India’s capital of valour and bravery”.

Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande during the visit.

Earlier in the day, In a post on X, Rajnath Singh said, “Leaving New Delhi for Siachen. Looking forward to interact with our courageous Armed Forces Personnel deployed there.”

The Defence Minister’s visit to Siachen comes a week after the Indian Army marked the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Operation Meghdoot’, which was carried out by the Indian forces to gain control of the Siachen glacier by thwarting Pakistan’s efforts to capture it.

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