Army Chief to visit Ladakh to take stock of ground situation

The visit comes a week after 20 Indian Army personnel were killed in a brutal assault by the Chinese military in Galwan Valley

He will discuss with ground commanders the six-week standoff with Chinese military. Photo: PTI (representational)

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane will visit Ladakh on Tuesday  (June 23) and Wednesday (June 24) to discuss with ground commanders the six-week standoff with Chinese military, Army sources said.

The Chief of the Army Staff will visit forward locations and interact with troops on the ground, they said.

The visit comes a week after 20 Indian Army personnel were killed in a brutal assault by the Chinese military in Galwan Valley which escalated the border tension.

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