'Vande Mataram, Bharat Mata ki Jai' chants fill the air as PM Modi visits them in Ladakh (VIDEO)
New Delhi: Days after the Galwan valley face-off between Indian and Chinese forces, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a surprise visit to Ladakh to express solidarity with the brave soldiers.
The Prime Minister, reached Leh at around 9:30 am, addressed soldiers in Nimmoo, Ladakh. He was accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane.
As PM Modi greeted the valiant jawans at Nimmoo post, there were loud chants of 'Vande Mataram', 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' by the soliders.
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PM Modi was also briefed by senior Army officers, they said.
Located at 11,000 feet, Nimmoo is among the toughest terrains, on the banks of river Indus and surrounded by the Zanskar range.