The Indian Army had been enabling campaigns to Siachen in the late 1970s till they arrived at an absolute stop in 1984
NEW DELHI: The Siachen Glacier in India, which is the world’s most noteworthy war zone, has now been opened to sightseers, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in Ladakh on Monday.
The Defense Minister was in Ladakh, alongside Army boss Gen. Bipin Rawat, to initiate a deliberately found scaffold over the Shyok River which will furnish simple network with the Daulat Beg Oldi area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
“Ladakh has gigantic potential in the travel industry. Better availability in Ladakh would positively acquire travelers enormous numbers. The Siachen region is currently open for voyagers and the travel industry. From Siachen Base Camp to Kumar Post, the whole territory has been opened for the travel industry purposes,” Rajnath Singh said in a tweet.
The Indian Army had been enabling endeavors to Siachen in the late 1970s till they arrived at a complete stop in 1984.
The declaration in regards to the opening up of Siachen for vacationers comes a couple of days in front of Ladakh being announced a different Union Territory on October 31.
In June this year, Rajnath Singh, joined by Gen. Rawat, had visited Siachen and adulated the “steady resolve and unstinting responsibility” of the troopers sent in the area. He had attempted an ethereal observation of the Siachen Glacier and communicated with troops at one of the forward posts.