Modi in Ladakh Highlights: India has never bowed down and will never bow down to any power, says PM in Leh

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Updated: July 3, 2020 11:38:30 pm

PM Modi in Ladakh Highlights: PM Modi addressed soldiers in Ladakh and said that the age of expansionism is now over. He paid tribute to Galwan martyrs.

Modi in Ladakh , Narendra Modi , CDS Bipin Rawat , Ladakh leh , India China news latest updatesModi in Ladakh Live: PM Narendra Modi is accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief MM Naravane in his visit to Ladakh. (ANI)

Modi in Ladakh Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Leh in Ladakh with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief MM Naravane. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to Ladakh. In Ladakh he was briefed by senior officials of Indian Army at a forward position in Nimu, in Ladakh, ANI reported. PM Modi reached early in the morning at one the forward locations in Nimu, Ladakh. He interacting with Indian Army personnel, personnel of Indian Air Force and ITBP. ANI reported that Nimu area is located at an altitude if 11,000 feet. Situated on the banks of the Indus river, it is among one of the toughed terrains in Ladakh and is surrounded by Zanskar mountain range. PM Modi addressed soldiers in Ladakh and said that the age of expansionism is now over. He paid tribute to Galwan martyrs and praised the bravery on Indian Army. Reacting to PM Modi’s Ladakh visit, Zhao Lijian, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, said that no party should engage in any action that may escalate the situation at this point, ANI reported. ” India and China are in communication and negotiations on lowering the temperatures through military and diplomatic channels,” Lijian added.

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Earlier there were reports that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will go to Leh with CDS but his visit was rescheduled yesterday evening. Ladakh has been in news for heightened tension between India and China. The Indian Army and Chinese PLA are in eye-ball-to-eye-ball situation at LAC. The situation turned deadly after violent clashes in Galwan valley on 15-16 June which led to the martyrdom of 20 Indian Army soldiers and casualties on Chinese side were also reported.

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    23:25 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    US senator says America supports India against Chinese aggression

    Influential Republican Senator Rick Scott, in a letter dated July 2 to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressed his condolences on the loss of lives of 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley. “The United States stands with India as you fight against the Communist China’s aggression and I commend your continued efforts to negotiate a peaceful resolution,” Scott said in the letter tweeted on Friday. (PTI)

    23:25 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    US senator says America supports India against Chinese aggression

    Influential Republican Senator Rick Scott, in a letter dated July 2 to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressed his condolences on the loss of lives of 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley. “The United States stands with India as you fight against the Communist China’s aggression and I commend your continued efforts to negotiate a peaceful resolution,” Scott said in the letter tweeted on Friday. (PTI)

    17:31 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Watch: Our country has never bowed down, PM says in Leh

    Our country has never bowed down and will never bow down to any world power, and I am able to say this because of braves like you, said PM Modi in Leh.

    17:07 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Ladakh: Amit Shah says PM’s visit to boost morale of ‘valorous soldiers’

    Modi’s visit to Ladakh came amidst the ongoing stand-off between the Indian Army and China’s PLA (People’s Liberation Army) in the forward areas of the high altitude region. Tensions had escalated between the two countries after 20 Indian Army personnel were killed in a fierce clash with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh last month. Read Full Report Here

     
    17:02 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Amitabh Kant tweets
    16:57 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: DRDO's tribute to Galwan Martyrs

    In honour of Indian Army troops who lost their lives in Galwan Valley Clash on June 15, DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) has decided to name different wards of new Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID19 Hospital, Delhi after them: Technology Advisor to DRDO Chairman (ANI)

    16:18 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: True leadership in action, says BJP's Nadda

    BJP leaders hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Ladakh on Friday amid a military standoff between India and China, with party president J P Nadda saying his "words give words to the emotion of 130 crore Indians and act as a great morale booster for our armed forces". "Veer bhogya vasundhara. PM Narendra Modi's words give words to the emotion of 130 crore Indians and act as a great morale booster for our armed forces! True leadership in action!" Nadda said in a tweet after Modi addressed soldiers in Ladakh's Nimu. "Veer bhogya vasundhara" is a Hindi idiom that means that the brave will inherit the earth. (PTI)

    15:32 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Ladakh is the head of the country

    The Prime Minister also said that the people of Ladakh have rejected every attempt to create separatism in the region. "Ladakh is the head of the country. This is the symbol of pride for the 130 crore citizens of India. This land belongs to the people who are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for the country... Every attempt to create separatism in the region was rejected by the nationalist people of Ladakh," Modi said. (ANI)

    15:14 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Amit Shah's statement

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday lauded the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Ladakh and said the tour will boost the morale of "our valorous soldiers". Modi's visit to Ladakh came amidst the ongoing stand-off between the Indian Army and China's PLA (People's Liberation Army) in the forward areas of the high altitude region. Tensions had escalated between the two countries after 20 Indian Army personnel were killed in a fierce clash with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh last month. (PTI)

    15:08 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: "The bravery shown by the soldiers has sent a message"

    Paying tributes to the 20 Army men killed in a violent face off with Chinese troops in east Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the bravery shown by the soldiers has sent a message about the strength of India. (PTI)

    15:03 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: "Whole country is proud of you"

    We are putting adequate focus on requirement of armed forces. Your will power is as strong and firm as Himalayas; whole country is proud of you: PM Modi to troops at Ladakh. (PTI)

    15:01 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Rahul Gandhi's statement

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a veiled swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday over Chinese intrusions at the LAC, saying while Ladakhis claim that China has taken their land, the PM says otherwise and someone is “lying”. Read Full Report Here

    14:52 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'You have shown exemplary dedication'

    We are confident of making India a self-reliant country. You have shown exemplary dedication in Galwan Valley; country is proud of all of you: PM Modi in address to armed forces at Ladakh. (PTI)

    14:38 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM salutes valour of Indian soldiers

    From Leh, Ladakh to Siachen and Kargil...and Galwan's icy waters...every mountain, every peak is witness to the valour of Indian soldiers: PM Modi addressing soldiers in Ladakh

    14:38 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM salutes valour of Indian soldiers

    From Leh, Ladakh to Siachen and Kargil...and Galwan's icy waters...every mountain, every peak is witness to the valour of Indian soldiers: PM Modi addressing soldiers in Ladakh (ANI)

    14:28 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM salutes women soldiers

    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: PM Modi addressing soldiers in Ladakh (ANI)

    14:25 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Age of expansionism is over,

    Age of expansionism is over, this is the age of development. History is witness that expansionist forces have either lost or were forced to turn back: PM Modi addressing soldiers in Ladakh (ANI)

    14:23 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'We pray to Krishna'

    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': PM Modi addressing soldiers in Ladakh (ANI)

    14:18 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: "Bravery is a pre-requisite for peace"

    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: PM Modi addressing soldiers in Ladakh (ANI)

    14:13 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'India has become stronger after every attack'

    Bharat Mata's enemies have seen your fire and fury. India has become more strong after every attack: PM Modi addressing soldiers in Ladakh

    14:11 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM motivates soldiers

    The bravery of 14 Corps will be talked about everywhere. Tales of your bravery and valour are echoing in every house in the country: PM Modi in Ladakh (ANI)

    14:08 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM remembers Galwan Martyrs

    I once again pay my tributes to the brave soiders martyred in Galwan Valley. Atmanirbhar Bharat ka sankalp aapke ke tyaag, balidaan , pursharth ke karan aur bhi mazboot hota hai: PM Modi to soldiers in Ladakh (ANI)

    14:04 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM Modi addresses soldiers in Ladakh

    The bravery that you and your compatriots showed, a message has gone to the world about India’s strength: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to solidiers in Nimmoo, Ladakh (ANI)

    13:59 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'Leading from the front', says Shah

    Leading from the front. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji with our brave and courageous personnel of Army, Air Force and ITBP at a forward location in Ladakh. This visit of honourable PM will surely boost the morale of our valorous soldiers: Amit Shah, Home Minister

    13:56 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'PM Modi surprised the nation'

    PM Modi surprised the nation by landing in Ladakh and going forward to Nimoo to be briefed by the Northern Army Commander, is taking the “Chinese bull by the horn” and going to the ground to assess and understand the ground realities. This reflects a strong resolve to not bow down to the Chinese bull headedness. Leaders in times of trouble, lead by example and interact with the troops on ground and show solidarity: Lt Col Manoj K Channan (Retd) to FE Online's Huma Siddiqui

    13:43 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'PM's visit is a message to all naysayers'

    Brig NK Bhatia (retd) to FE Online's Huma Siddiqui, “The visit of Prime Minister is a message to all naysayers that the government continues to be engaged with the standoff at highest levels. The sanctioning of Rs 38,000 crores worth of weapons to augment military capability is another positive step.”

    13:24 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'No party should engage in any action that may escalate the situation'

    India and China are in communication and negotiations on lowering the temperatures through military and diplomatic channels. No party should engage in any action that may escalate the situation at this point: Zhao Lijian, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on PM Modi's Ladakh visit (ANI)

    13:19 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Ceasefire Violations by Pak at LOC

    India registered strong protest at continued unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan along LoC and International Boundary in contravention to 2003 Ceasefire Understanding. Strong concerns conveyed over continued support by Pakistani forces for cross border infiltration of terrorists: Sources to ANI

    13:03 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Japanese Ambassador on situation at LAC

    Had good talk with Foreign Secy HV Shringla. Appreciated his briefing on situation along LAC, including GOI’s policy to pursue peaceful resolution. Japan hopes for peaceful resolution & opposes any unilateral attempts to change status quo: Satoshi Suzuki, Japanese Ambassador

    12:53 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Rajnath Singh tweets

    India's borders are always protected by Indian Army. PM Modi's ladakh visit and meeting with soldiers has sulrely boosted their morale to higher level. I thank PM Modi for this step: Rajnath Singh

    12:38 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: India 'capable of giving an appropriate response'

    PM Modi had said while the country honours the spirit of friendship, it is also capable of giving an appropriate response to any adversary. Paying tributes to the 20 Army men killed in the violent stand-off, Modi had also said India's brave soldiers have shown that they will not allow the nation's pride to be hurt. (PTI)

    12:13 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: "India has given a befitting reply"

    In his monthly "Mann ki Baat" radio address on Sunday, the prime minister had asserted that India has given a befitting reply to those who cast an evil eye on its territory in Ladakh. (PTI)

    12:07 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: "Great morale booster for the troops"

    Talking to FE Online's Huma Sidiqqui, Gen Rakesh Sharma (retd) said, “It is great morale booster for the troops and shows synergy between military and political establishment. They are both on the same page. It’s all a morale booster for the nation. It is strong message to the Chinese that the entire nation is behind the actions being taken. And lastly it’s a message to the international community too." Gen Sharma is former 14 Corps Commander. 

    12:04 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: 'PM displaying solidarity to the troops'

    Maj Gen Ajay Das (retd) told FE Online's Huma Sidiqqui: “PM Modi is displaying solidarity to the troops on the ground. And that is expected of any political leader in a democracy, unlike China.”

    11:56 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: Tense situation at LAC

    There is tense situation at the India-China LAC after 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives in a violent clash in the Galwan valley on June 15-16. China also suffered casualties when its PLA troops attempted to unilaterally change the status quo during the de-escalation. India and China have now done many rounds of talks to ease the ongoing tensions at the border since last month.

    11:42 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM briefed by Army officials

    On his arrival at Leh, ladakh Prime Minister Narendra Modi was briefed by senior officials in Nimmoo fordward post of Ladakh.

    11:35 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM To meet injured soldiers

    In Ladakh PM Modi is also scheduled to meet Indian Army soldiers who were injured in the clashes at LAC with Chines PLA, IE reported. He will also meet local military leadership, including Lt. General Harinder Singh, XIV Corps Commander. 

    11:26 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: PM reached at 9.30 am

    Days after a violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in East Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Leh with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat. Modi reached Leh around 9.30 am, sources told PTI.

    11:13 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Leh Ladakh Live: RM Rajnath was scheduled to visit

    ANI sources had earlier informed about CDS Rawat's visit to today. CDS General Rawat's was to visit leh today after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Ladakh was rescheduled. Earlier, the Defence Minister was scheduled to visit Ladakh today to review the preparedness of the army amid the ongoing standoff with China. (ANI)

    11:04 (IST)03 Jul 2020
    Modi in Ladakh Live: Where is Nimu post?

    PM Modi interacted with personnel of Army, Air Force and ITBP at Nimu forward post which is located at 11,000 feet height and is among the tough terrains, surrounded by Zanskar range and on the banks of the Indus. (ANI)

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