The Prime Minister of India has been visiting the border to encourage the troops posted on the China and Pak border and to give a strong message. Whether it was Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee or Narendra Modi, whenever there was a crisis on the security of the country, everyone went ahead. Let’s take a look at the Prime Minister’s visit to India.
Pakistan tried to breach the Indian border in 1965, making nefarious attempts three times. On 1 September 1965, Pakistani troops attacked Indian soldiers with cannons. After this, the then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri ordered the army to wage war against Pakistan. In this war, Pakistan had to face trouble and it became difficult to save Lahore. Eventually Pakistan suffered badly. After this, on October 18, 1965, Shastri ji met the soldiers reaching Lahore Sector and encouraged them.
Indira Gandhi also reached Leh on 7 July 1971
In May 1971, Pakistan created a stir in East Pakistan and the government was quick to crush every voice. When the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi came to know about this, he called General Monekshaw and asked him to be ready at all times for the state of war. During this time, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi herself reached Leh to encourage the soldiers and addressed the soldiers and encouraged them. A few days later, a war ensued, in which Pakistan had to suffer.
Vajpayee reached Pokhran, Kargil on 13 June 1999
When the Kargil War started in 1999, the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee knew that this war was not like other wars. Therefore, he himself decided to go to Maidan-e-Jung to encourage the soldiers. He reached Kargil during the war and stayed there for three days. Taking stock of the situation of the officers from the officers there, encouraged them by staying there. At the same time, the Vajpayee government made a nuclear test in Pokhran in 1998 and realized the power. The then Prime Minister Vajpayee himself was present on the spot.
On 27 October 2019, PM Modi celebrated Diwali on LOC
On Diwali last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated with soldiers on the outskirts. This was the time when the provisions of Article 370 were removed from Jammu and Kashmir and there was a possibility of increasing terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. The Prime Minister encouraged the soldiers posted in Rajaur Sector and also fed them sweets with their hands. Prime Minister Modi asked the jawans to give a befitting reply to the firing from Pakistan.
PM Modi reached the border in Uttarakhand on 7 November 2018
This year, Modi celebrated Diwali with ITBP jawans at Harshil in Uttarakhand. Then he said that he salutes the parents and gurus who gave birth to brave sons like you. After this Modi reached Kedarnath.
On 30 October 2016, PM Modi encouraged soldiers
Prime Minister Modi arrived in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh this time and celebrated Diwali with jawans at Sumdo and Chhango located on the China border. He met the ITBP, Army and Dogra Scout soldiers, fed them sweets.
PM Modi reached Gurez sector on 18 October 2017
Prime Minister Modi celebrated Diwali with soldiers after reaching Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir located on LoC. Encouraging the soldiers, describing them as part of their family. Modi then said that shaking hands with you gives you energy.
PM Modi arrives among soldiers in Punjab on 11 November 2015
This time Punjab was chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate Diwali with soldiers. He arrived at the Dograi War Memorial in Khasa in Amritsar and paid tribute to the martyrs of the 1965 India-Pakistan war.
On 23 October 2014, PM celebrated Diwali with soldiers in Siachen
This was Modi’s first Diwali after becoming Prime Minister. To celebrate this festival, Modi reached Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world. They encouraged the soldiers at the Siachen base camp at an altitude of 12,000 feet.