Watch: Indo-Tibetan Border Police Celebrates Republic Day At 17,000 Feet, In Minus 20 Degrees In Ladakh ITBP celebrating Republic Day at 17,000 feet in Ladakh (Image via Videograb)

Braving the ultra-cold weather, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel celebrated the Republic Day by hoisting the national flag at 17,000 feet. The temperature in Ladakh at present is minus 20 degrees Celsius.

In a video put on social media, ITBP personnel, or Himveers as they are popularly called, can be seen chanting Bharat Mata Ki Jai.

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