Friday, October 16, 2009

Narendra Modi visits Nathu La pass

Gangtok, October 16: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on second day of his Sikkim visit today reached Nathula Pass, the last Indian defense post at the height of 15,000 ft and Nathula Baba Mandir. Modi participated in Diwali celebration of Jawans and offered sweets and a gift on behalf of the people of Gujarat to the soldiers. He was highly impressed with the Jawans posted in the forward areas.

Modi visited a Shahid Smarak that has been built in memory of 27 Indian martyred soldiers who were killed in 1967 by Chinese Army in fencing dispute.

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