Indian Military preparing for possible conflict at borders?
NEW DELHI - Indian Military is building up Ammunition Reserves at borders, Media Report has revealed.
The Indian Army has "built up ammunition reserves" for any possible conflict with China, local media link has reported. Indian Army's top commander has visited the disputed region of Ladakh several times in past few weeks.
The visits came amid limited faceoff between India and China following New Delhi’s decision to scrap Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and split Ladakh into a separate administrative territory.
India's top army commander and chief of army's Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh visited forward areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh on Monday and reviewed operational preparedness in the sector.
The LAC is a loosely demarcated boundary between the two Asian giants stretching from Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh state.
"The Army Commander interacted with troops deployed at forward posts and complimented them on their state of readiness," an army spokesperson said.
The commander, who visited the areas several times in the last few weeks, exhorted the troops to remain vigilant, uphold the high traditions and standards of professionalism of the Indian army.