Defence Minister, Army Chief arrive in Srinagar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag reached Srinagar early Thursday but couldn’t fly to Ladakh due to bad weather, sources said.
Defence Minister, Army Chief arrive in Srinagar
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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag arrived in Srinagar early Thursday but couldn't fly to Ladakh due to bad weather, sources said.

They said that the duo were scheduled to reach Drass in Kargil today to pay homage to those killed in the 1999 war against Pakistan.

Their visit to the region comes in the wake of celebrations to mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, beginning from tomorrow.

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