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    RLM 0
    OTH 25
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    JCC 7
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Smriti Irani reaches Siachen to celebrate Rakshabandhan with Army jawans

By: | Updated: August 18, 2016 3:53 PM

The nation is reeling under the festivities of Rakshabandhan. The hindu festival that celebrates the bond between siblings is being celebrated across the country with full fervour and bonanza.

To boost the morale of the jawans working in the blazing conditions,Textiles Minister Smriti Irani reached Siachen today to tie rakhis to Army jawans depolyed at Siachen Base Camp.(ANI)To boost the morale of the jawans working in the blazing conditions,Textiles Minister Smriti Irani reached Siachen today to tie rakhis to Army jawans depolyed at Siachen Base Camp.(ANI)

The nation is reeling under the festivities of Rakshabandhan. The hindu festival that celebrates the bond between siblings is being celebrated across the country with full fervour and bonanza. From politicians to celbrities, the  Earlier in the day, PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh were seen celebrating Rakhi with school children. Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav also marked the festival by getting rakhis tied by school kids.

President Pranab Mukherjee also met children and celebrated Rakhi with them at his residence at Raisina Hills.

To boost the morale of the jawans working in the blazing conditions,Textiles Minister Smriti Irani reached Siachen today to tie rakhis to Army jawans depolyed at Siachen Base Camp.

Siachen, that is located between the line of control between India and Pakistan is one of the toughest Army posts and the Glacier operations there are monitored by the Indian Army. Known to be the highest battlefield, Siachen witnesses tough moments for human survival with the temperature sometimes dipping to -50 degree C.

After tying rakhis to the jawans, an elated Irani said, ‘It’s an honour for me, to celebrate this festival here with my brothers who guard the borders’.

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