China was met with a resounding response
Hundreds of our soldiers were killed in that battle on the top of Rejangla hill in Ladakh. China then ended the unilateral ceasefire. The bodies of some of our soldiers were found when the snow melted, three months after the war ended. At that time our martyred soldiers had grenades and broken weapons in their hands.
New war memorial dedicated today
It was the only war in the history of Indian wars when a large Chinese army was prevented from advancing. Major Shaitan Singh was killed in the 1962 war. And, the Battle of Rejangla is the story of the bravery of so many such warriors. A new war memorial has been dedicated to the army in memory of the soldiers killed in this battle. Incumbent Defense Minister Rajnath Singh himself arrived in Leh to inaugurate the war memorial.
Rajnath said, an example of unique adventure
Rajnath also went here to pay homage to the soldiers who took part in the 1962 war and to dedicate a new war memorial at Rejang-la. Meanwhile, he wrote, “A new war memorial was dedicated today in memory of the soldiers killed in the battle of Rezang-la. This memorial is an example of the determination and unparalleled courage shown by the army at Rezang La, which is not only immortal in the pages of history, but also beats in our hearts. “
The story of Veer-Ahir Rejangla
The inscription on the army inscription states that the immortal saga of martyrdom was written on the highest peak during the war with China on Diwali day in 1962 during the Rejaganla war. At the same time on the huge gate built on the airstrip of Chushul (Ladakh) is also written – the story of Veer Ahir Rejangla. Rejangla’s heroic saga was written by Indian soldiers on November 18, 1962. In which a detachment of heroes of Heerwal fought with their lives.
Tejaswi wrote this on Twitter
Today, Tejaswi Yadav, son of former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Yadav, wrote on his Twitter account: And bravery was shown. A memorial “Ahir Dham” has also been erected at Chushul of Rejangla in memory of those brave Sahibzada who witnessed the bravery and courage of these brave soldiers.