Defence Minister Rajnath Singh would be visiting the Siachen Glacier along with Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and other senior Defence Ministry officials to review the security situation along the borders of Pakistan on Monday (3 June), India Today reports.
The Siachen base came, which is the highest one, starts from around 12,000 feet and ranges up to 23,000 feet. The Siachen glacier is the world’s highest battlefield, and witnesses up to minus 70 degrees during winter. Rajnath Singh would interact with officers and soldiers in the camp and learn about the issues faced by them at the base.
According to an Business Standard India report, the Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh, 14 Corps Commander and Kargil war hero Lt General YK Joshi are also expected to brief the minister regarding the security situation in the area,
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also visited Siachen base camp soon after the 2014 general election victory and has been spending festivals with them on various occasions.