Manmohan govt was under pressure to compromise on Siachen, wanted to call it ‘Mountain of Peace’ by letting the Pakistanis have it: Former COAS...
Former COAS JJ Singh has revealed that the then UPA government under Manmohan Singh was considering allowing Pakistan access to the Siachen glacier and call it a 'Mountain of peace'.
Did you know Congress govt had agreed for de-militarisation of Siachen and proposed joint-monitoring of the strategic glacier with Pakistan: Read details
Manmohan Singh's attempt to de-militarise Siachen glacier was stopped after NSA MK Narayanan objected to the deal with Pakistan
Operation Meghdoot on the Baisakhi in 1984 : A tale of valour of Indian Armed Forces at Siachen Glacier
In the year 1699 on the day of Baisakhi, the tenth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh had formed the Khalsa Panth of warriors to protect the people from religious persecution by Muslim rulers.
Indian Army via Swachh Bharat Abhiyan removes 60 tonnes of waste from the treacherous Siachen region
The Siachen region is home to extreme weather conditions
Allowances paid to security forces for other special deployments too have been raised.