· Said, we are secure due to the valour shown by our soldiers
Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla, during his three-day sojourn to the district Kinnaur, today visited the Army post at Shipki La, situated at an altitude of more than 13000 feet and the Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP) post.
This was the Governor’s first visit to Shipki La. Lady Governor Janaki Shukla also accompanied him.
Army officers detailed to the Governor about the arrangements of the border.
The Governor said that the enthusiasm of the soldiers deployed here was very impressive and in spite of the difficult conditions they were dedicated to keep intact the integrity of the nation. “Soldiers from every corner of the country are deployed here, whose only religion is the security of the country,” he said and added that it is only because of these brave soldiers that we are safe. He called them the ‘security circuit’ of the country. It is his good fortune that today he is among them, he added.
Secretary to the Governor, Rajesh Sharma, Commander Brigadier R.P. Singh, Deputy Commissioner Ms Torul Ravish, SP Vivek Chahal, Head of Shipki La Military Post Major Joy Kapfoh, ACGD ITBP, Vinod Kumar Bharti and other officers were also present on the occasion amongst others.