In a clear-cut and strong message to irk China, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s General Secretary Ram Madhav attended the funeral of Subedar Nyima Tenzin of the Special Frontier Force (SFF) which is a covert Indian unit primarily comprising of Tibetans in India, Indian Express.
Subedar Tenzin left for his heavenly abode after stepping on a vintage mine near the south bank of the Panging Tso around the time when the Indian troopers were occupying strategic heights in the Chushul sector amid the ongoing tussle with Chinese side along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
Attending Subedar Tenzin's funeral, Madhav placed a wreath and paid tribute to his aura.
Meanwhile, it should be noted that the Indian Army has not officially commented on the SFF or its role in the operations carried out by it in the Chushul sector.
Subedar Tenzin belonged to the valiant Vikas regiments of the SFF which is known to be tasked with carrying out of classified and daring missions. The force was raised during the 1962 Indo-Chinese war. In structure, it lies directly under the cabinet Secretariat headed by the Cabinet Secretary. However, it functions under the operational control of the Indian Army.
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