Srinagar, July17: In the wake of mounting tensions with China in easter Ladakh, Defense minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Leh along with army chief General MM Naravane.
The duo are on a two day visit to Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir.
Defense minister and Army chief will review the overall security situation.
This will be the Defense minister’s first visit to Ladakh following the stand-off China starting mid-April.
On reaching Leh, Rajnath The Defence Minister witnessed witnessing para dropping and scoping weapons at Stankna near Leh, Defense ministry said.
The Indian Army T-90 tanks and BMP infantry combat vehicles also carried out the exercise at Stakna.
After Ladakh, the Defense minister and army chief will Jammu and Kashmir to review security situation along the Line of Control.
On June 15, twenty Indian soldiers were killed during clashes with Chinese forces in Galwan valley which caused tensions between the two nations.