Border personnel of India and China celebrate Indian Republic Day at Indo China border (Chusal)
Udhampur, January 26 (Vijay Kumar) -
A border personnel meeting was organised between
After the formal meeting, the Chinese delegation was treated to a cultural programme by a civilian troupe. The Chinese delegation was enthralled by the rich cultural heritage of
As the curtain came down on the celebration the visitors saluted the tricolor and were escorted back to Line of Actual Control.
The friendly interactions between the two forces have played a significant role in promoting and strengthening bonds of friendship, mutual trust and confidence between the two armies. Through these interaction, the border representative of both institutions have been able to understand each other’s culture, traditions and customs. The year of 2010 is also being celebrated by both Nations to commemorate sixty years of diplomatic relations between both the countries.
This year has also gained importance for the Trishul Division which has been interacting with Chinese as it celebrates its golden jubilee of raising. This Division has been the sentinel of Ladakh since its raising on 29 Mar 1960 and has had the distinction of being commanded by two Chiefs of Army Staff namely Gen TN Raina, MVC and Gen KV Krishna Rao. The formation despite the vagaries of weather and altitude has maintained a strict vigil on the Line of Actual Control protecting the territorial integrity of the Nation and at same time has used means of dialogue and negotiations in the forum of flag meetings and Borders Personnel Meetings to resolve various contentious issue for ensuring that peace and tranquility always is maintained in the border areas and the peace process is not sabotaged by any contentious issues.
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