Republic Day celebrations: ITBP soldiers raise tricolor at 18000 feet, in minus 30 degrees in Himalayas
- The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) today released a video, where their jawans were seen marching on Himalayas with flag in their hand.
- It was posted by official Twitter handle of ITBP as a part of their Republic Day celebration.
- The video fuelled patriotism among Indian Twitter users, who thanked and saluted ITBP for guarding nation’s border with China.
The video claimed that ITBP soldiers hoisted the Indian national flag at a height of 18000 ft in a freezing temperature of minus 30 degrees Celsius.
India is celebrating its 69th Republic Day today and has showcased its military prowess, culture and diversity in the presence of leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations who have attended the event as chief guests.
हिमाद्रि तुंग श्रृंग से प्रबुद्ध शुद्ध भारती... #Himveers of #ITBP with #NationalFlag somewhere in the #Himalayas… https://t.co/A16Py5g7Ac— ITBP (@ITBP_official) 1516929425000
Happy #RepublicDay2018 from the #Himveers from the icy heights of the #Himalayas... जय हिन्द! #ITBP @PIB_India… https://t.co/oRo94ZUDcP— ITBP (@ITBP_official) 1516931582000
The video left people mesmerized who showered praise on ITBP and their soldiers.
@ITBP_official Great.. AWESOME.. BRAVE #Himveers of Beautiful #Himalayas #HappyRepublicDay #RepublicDay #Republicday2018— Five5starA (@Five5starA) 1516939328000
@ITBP_official Wow Salute to our heroes Jai Hind and happy Republic Day India— Debarati (@db1990mini) 1516947197000
@ITBP_official गर्व है हमे हमारे हिमवीर भारतीय सेना के वीर जवानों पर जो भारत की रक्षा के लिए विपरीत परिस्थितियों… https://t.co/j8zhVsQRg9— Premnarayan sahu (@Premnarayansah2) 1516946177000