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WATCH: Indian Army hoist National flag at world’s highest battlefield at Siachen Glacier

New Delhi: As India celebrated its 76th Independence Day, Indian Army soldiers celebrated the day at the world’s highest battlefield at the Siachen Glacier. After unfurling the national flag, the soldiers recited the national anthem at the Siachen Glacier on the occasion of Independence Day. Our brave Indian Army soldiers celebrate the country’s 76th Independence […]

Edited By : Mahipal | Updated: Aug 16, 2022 11:12 IST
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New Delhi: As India celebrated its 76th Independence Day, Indian Army soldiers celebrated the day at the world’s highest battlefield at the Siachen Glacier.
After unfurling the national flag, the soldiers recited the national anthem at the Siachen Glacier on the occasion of Independence Day.

The Fire and Fury Corps of the Indian Army shared a video on Twitter of the Siachen Warriors walking with the national flag and hoisting it.

“Tricolor on the highest battlefield”. Siachen Warriors celebrate Independence Day 2022 on the highest battlefield of the world,” read the tweet.

The Ministry of Culture also shared the video and said it wrote, “Our brave soldiers of the Indian Army celebrate the country’s 76th Independence Day by raising our Tiranga on the Siachen Glacier and reciting the National Anthem.”

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel also celebrated Independence Day near the peak of the 18,800-feet mountain in Sikkim, setting a unique record in mountaineering. Himveers of ITBP scaled 75 peaks simultaneously and hoisted the national flag on the peak as part of ‘Amritarohan.’

“ITBP jawans celebrate Independence Day near the peak of 18,800 feet mountain in Sikkim. Himveers of ITBP achieved a unique mountaineering record today by scaling 75 peaks simultaneously and hoisting the national flag on the peak as mission ‘Amritarohan’,” ITBP said in a tweet.

Similarly, ITBP personnel on the occasion of 75 years of independence on the banks of Pangong Tso in Ladakh and in the Tawang region of Arunachal Pradesh.

First published on: Aug 16, 2022 11:08 AM IST

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