Galwan face-off: 16 Bihar regiment jawans prone to be honoured posthumously on Republic Day2 min read
New Delhi: The 16 Bihar regiment jawans who gave the Chinese PLA troops a bloody noise on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) are prone to be honoured posthumously on the Republic Day. They are prone to honoured with gallantry awards on Republic Day, stories stated.
Colonel B Santosh Babu together with 19 Indian Army personnel had been martyred whereas valiantly combating Chinese troops within the Galwan Valley in jap Ladakh in June final 12 months.
The June 15 clashes between Indian and Chinese troops marks probably the most violent army confrontation between two sides. Colonel Santosh Babu and his males took on the Chinese troopers in a fierce hand-to-hand fight and inflicted severe damages.
China is but to reveal the variety of its troopers killed and injured within the conflict although it formally admitted to having suffered casualties. Reports stated that at the very least 43 Chinese troopers had been killed in violent skirmishes.
The Galwan Valley conflict had escalated the border row in jap Ladakh and resulted in a big deployment of troops and heavy weaponry by each the armies within the friction factors.
“Some of the Army personnel including Col Babu who displayed extreme courage during the Galwan clash are expected to be honoured on Republic Day,” stated a supply.
The Chinese troopers used stones, nail-studded sticks, iron rods and golf equipment in finishing up brutal assaults on Indian troopers after they protested the erection of a surveillance publish by China round patrolling Point 14 within the Galwan Valley.
The Indian Army has already constructed a memorial for the ‘Gallants of Galwan’ at Post 120 in jap Ladakh.
The memorial talked about their heroics underneath operation ‘Snow Leopard’ and the way in which they evicted the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops from the realm whereas inflicting “heavy casualties” on them.
Separately, the Department of Military Affairs is in strategy of inscribing the names of Colonel Babu and the 19 different troopers on the National War Memorial in Delhi.
India-China army stand-off for 8 months
Meanwhile, the Indian and Chinese aspect are locked in a bitter army standoff in jap Ladakh for the final eight months.
Nearly 50,000 troops of the Indian Army are at the moment deployed in a excessive state of fight readiness within the mountainous area in sub-zero temperature as a number of rounds of talks between the 2 sides haven’t yielded concrete end result to resolve the standoff.
China has additionally deployed an equal variety of troops, in line with officers.
Last month, India and China had held one other spherical of diplomatic talks underneath the framework of Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on India-China border affairs.