Leh, December 06, (Scoop News)- Dstrict unit of Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP),Leh has strongly rejected the claims of District Congress Committee Leh for its recent statement that no flag hoisting took place in Demchok area near line of Actual Line (LoAC) on Indo-China border on Independence Day this year.
In a press statement circulated on Friday,Local BJP unit ,said that Rigzin Tangey, Sarpanch of Demchok village unfurled the national flag on August 15 and took the salute in presence of other villagers this year.
Some army and Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were also present at the function.
“Despite, threats from Chinese army,the people exhibited highest degree of valour and courage by unfurling our national flag at Damchok on our Independence Day this year”, the statements said.
Both BJP President Raj Nath Singh and Party’s prime ministerial candidate, Narinder Modi lauded the brave people of Damchok for their unparalleled national spirit.
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