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114 jawans killed 1,200 Chinese soldiers in battle of Rezang La, says Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India] : Praising the courage and bravery showed by Kumaon Battalion in Rezang La against Chinese soldiers, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said, “The miracle done by 124 jawans of the Kumaon Battalion can never be forgotten.”“On November 18, when I went to Rezang La, I was told that 114 of jawans were martyred, but they killed over 1,200 Chinese soldiers,” said Singh at Shaheed Samman Yatra in Pithoragarh. The event was attended by the minister of state for defence Ajay Bhatt, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and other local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.On this occasion, the Union minister met family members of killed soldiers and ex-servicemen.“Pakistan makes all efforts to destabilize peace in India but we have sent a clear message to them that we will hit back. This is a new and powerful India,” Singh said.Speaking…

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Rezang La memorial symbolises India’s stand of giving befitting reply to anyone who threatens its sovereignty, integrity: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India]: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that Rezang La Memorial in Ladakh symbolises India’s stand of giving a befitting reply to anyone who threatens the sovereignty and integrity of the country.The Defence Minister arrived in Leh, Ladakh today to inaugurate the newly revamped Rezang La Memorial at a solemn ceremony at Chushul in Ladakh. “The renovation of the memorial is not only a tribute to our valiant Armed Forces but also a symbol of the fact that we are fully prepared to protect the integrity of the nation. This monument symbolises the Government’s stand of giving a befitting reply to anyone who threatens our sovereignty and integrity,” said Rajnath Singh as per an official statement released by the Ministry of Defence.The Defence Minister dedicated to the nation the renovated Rezang La Memorial that was constructed in 1963 in the Chushul…

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