Defence minister Rajnath Singh on the gap of newly constructed ‘Colonel Chewang Rinchen Bridge’ at Shyok River, Ladakh (ANI)
NEW DELHI: The Siachen Glacier, which is the sphere’s very most lifelike battlefield, has now been opened to vacationers, defence minister Rajnath Singh mentioned in Ladakh on Monday.
The defence minister used to be in Ladakh, alongside with Navy chief Gen. Bipin Rawat, to birth a strategically located bridge across the Shyok River which is in a location to present easy connectivity with the Daulat Beg Oldi sector alongside the Line of Right Adjust (LAC) with China.
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“Ladakh has enormous likely in tourism. Larger connectivity in Ladakh would undoubtedly raise vacationers in enormous numbers. The Siachen predicament is now birth for vacationers and tourism. FromSiachen Depraved CamptoKumar Post, your whole predicament has been opened for tourism functions,” Rajnath Singh mentioned in a tweet.
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The Indian Navy had been allowing expeditions to Siachen within the slack 1970s unless they got right here to a entire close in 1984.
The announcement referring to the gap up of Siachen for vacationers comes a few days earlier than Ladakh being declared a separate Union Territory on October 31.
In June this year, Rajnath Singh, accompanied by Gen. Rawat, had visited Siachen and praised the “tenacious resolve and unstinting commitment” of the troopers deployed within the dispute. He had undertaken an aerial reconnaissance of the Siachen Glacier and interacted with troops at with out a doubt one of many forward posts.
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