Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to visit Siachen Glacier, This is Modi’s first visit to Ladakh region and second to the state after he took over as the prime minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Pakistan for continuing its proxy war of terrorism against India.
Modi said that Pakistan has lost the strength to fight a conventional war.
Addressing troops of Army and the Indian Air Force on his maiden trip to Leh and Ladakh, Modi condemned the continuing proxy war by Pakistan.
“The neighbouring country has lost the strength to fight a conventional war, but continues to engage in the proxy war of terrorism,” he said.
The PM said that the government is committed to make India self-reliant in defence manufacturing.
The prime minister spoke of the provisions made in the Union Budget towards the modernisation and welfare of the armed forces, including ‘One Rank One Pension’.
He also promised that the National War Memorial would be built and would inspire future generations of India.