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Eastern Ladakh tension: IAF chief pays quiet visit to Leh, Srinagar

IndiaTimes Friday, 19 June 2020 ()
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria paid a two-day visit to Leh and Srinagar to oversee preparedness of the IAF in view of the massive escalation in tension with China following the violent Galwan Valley clash that left 20 Indian Army personnel dead and 76 injured, military sources said on Friday.
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Amid India-China border tensions, Indian Air Force personnel stated that they are ready in all aspects to undertake any operational tasks. A squadron leader of Indian Air Force at a forward airbase near Indo-China border said, "Every air warrior at this base and across IAF is fully trained and capable to meet all the challenges. Our josh has always been high and touching the sky with glory." IAF wing commander at a forward airbase near Indo-China border said, "We have all resources in terms of men and equipment to meet all the challenges. IAF is ready in all aspects to undertake all operational tasks and for providing requisite support for military operations."

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Leh Leh City in Ladakh, India

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Bharatiya Janata Party national general secretary Ram Madhav paid tribute to Dalai Lama on his 85th birth anniversary in Leh. He also paid tribute to Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee. He also cut the cakes on the occasion. Ram Madhav was accompanied by BJP MP from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal.

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The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has built three bridges near Leh which facilitated Indian Army's tank movement during stand-off along Line of Actual Control (LAC). It will allow movement of tanks and heavy vehicles in Nimmu and Basgo areas of Ladakh. The bridge was built at km 397 on National Highway-1. The third bridge has been constructed in Ule Topo area of Ladakh. While speaking to ANI, a BRO Executive Engineer, B Kishan said, "We built a bridge at km 397 on NH-1. This bridge has been made in a record time of three months. It is capable of carrying any sort of load which will cause no hindrance in the traffic." When asked about frequent Chinese objections to road construction activities in Ladakh sector, he added, "BRO has nothing to do with objections as we do whatever assignment is given to us."

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Srinagar Srinagar City in Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Taken necessary action to handle any upcoming contingency on LAC: IAF Chief [Video]

Taken necessary action to handle any upcoming contingency on LAC: IAF Chief

The Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said on June 20 reacted on the question over his visit Leh and Srinagar airbases amid the escalated tension between India and China at Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh. "We are aware of the situation, be it on LAC or beyond, be it their air deployments, their posture and kind of deployments. We've full analysis and we've taken necessary action that we need to take to handle any contingency that may come up: IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria. On June 19, the IAF chief visited Leh and Srinagar airbases to review the preparedness of forces.

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IAF inducts 2nd LCA Tejas squadron [Video]

IAF inducts 2nd LCA Tejas squadron

The second squadron of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas fighter was inducted by Indian Air Force today at Sulur Air Force Station. 18 Squadron was operationalised by IAF Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria. IAF Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria flew the Light Combat Aircraft Tejas fighter with 45 Squadron at Air Force Station Sulur.

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IAF Chief Air Marshal Bhadauria flies LCA Tejas at 2nd squadron induction ceremony [Video]

IAF Chief Air Marshal Bhadauria flies LCA Tejas at 2nd squadron induction ceremony

Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria landed the LCA Tejas fighter after a sortie at the induction ceremony of the second squadron of the LCA Tejas fighters in Sulur, Tamil Nadu today.

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Air Force ready 24x7 to attack terrorist camps across LoC in PoK if need arises: IAF Chief [Video]

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Indian Air Force Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on May 18 said, "If the situation demands so, of course, Indian Air Force is ready 24x7." He was replying to a question that if his force is ready to take out any terrorist camp or launchpad across the Line of Control in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

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With over 30,000 troops in Ladakh, Indian Army to place emergency orders for extreme cold weather tents

The need for the tents is being felt as the deployment on the LAC is expected to be prolonged.
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Indian Army delpoys armoured combat vehicles to counter Chinese threat in Galwan Valley

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Chinese Army retracts troops from Galwan valley; removes tents, vehicles: Sources

China has retracted its troops and vehicles from the LAC by around 1.5 kilometres at three locations - Galwan, Hot springs and Gogra.
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LAC standoff: Disengagement of troops begins in Galwan; PLA removes tents and temporary structure

India and China have begun a slight disengagement from the face-off sites in the Galwan Valley and Gogra-Hot Springs areas of eastern Ladakh, in the first signs..
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