The wreath-laying ceremony of soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan valley face-off was performed on June 17 in Leh.
The violent face-off between the Indian and Chinese troops at the LAC in Galwan’s valley was reported on June 15 and 16 night.
L-G Ladakh, R. K. Mathur paid tribute to the martyred soldier during a wreath-laying ceremony on June 17.
R K Mathur said that their sacrifice will not go waste; rather it will strengthen the resolve of Ladakhis and the entire country to protect our borders.
In this difficult time, the morale among Ladakhi people is high. They are ready to defend the nation in any eventuality, as they have always done, to safeguard the integrity, sovereignty, and honour of the country, he added.
He further extended his deep condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for the departed souls to rest in peace.