Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made a surprise visit to union territory Ladakh along with Army Chief Gen MM Naravane and Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat addressed the Army troops at Nimu in Leh.
Addressing the soldiers, PM Modi lauded the sacrifice made by the soldiers and the bravery showed by the Indian troops at the Indo-China border.
"It is not only me but the whole country has that trusts you. The bravery of the 14 Corps will be talked about everywhere and the tales of your bravery will echo in each house. The world has seen your bravery," PM Modi said.
PM Modi went on to say that the bravery and dedication displayed by the Indian troops are unmatchable and with the standoff, India sent out a message to the world.
Modi said the sacrifice and dedication of the Indian soldiers has added strength to the soul of Atma Nirbhar Bharat.
Modi also lauded the glary of the woman soldiers and said, women soldiers are inspiring everyone by standing firm on the battlefield as well as the border.