Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday tied rakhi to several soldiers deployed at the Siachen Base Camp, the highest battlefield in the world, on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ and lauded their efforts. The minister flew into the Siachen base-camp, located on the snout of the glacier, at 9.22 am and was received by senior army officers, a defence spokesman said. Smriti Irani distributes sweets to the soldiers posted at Siachen. Photograph: Press Information Bureau ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani will be going to Siachen Base camp on Raksha Bandhan while seven other women ministers of the Narendra Modi government will be visiting soldiers elsewhere that day.Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said Irani will visit the Siachen Base Camp on August 18. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi will visit borders areas and interact with the soldiers.Nirmala Sitharaman, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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