Holi Festival Celebrated

  • Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh celebrated Holi with soldiers in Leh on March 24, 2024. 
  • He commended the soldiers’ valor, determination, and sacrifice for protecting the nation in harsh terrain and inclement weather. 
  • Singh urged the Armed Forces to start the celebrations of festivals with the soldiers a day before. 
  • He referred to Ladakh as India’s capital of valor & bravery, comparing it to Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. 
  • Singh urged the Chiefs of the three Services to establish a new tradition of beginning the celebrations with the soldiers a day before. 
  • He also laid a wreath at the War Memorial, Leh, as a tribute to the brave hearts who have made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the nation. 
  • Due to adverse weather conditions, Singh’s scheduled visit to Siachen was changed to a Holi celebration with soldiers in Leh.
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