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Republic Day celebrations: ITBP soldiers raise tricolor at 18000 feet, in minus 30 degrees in Himalayas

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Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 12.37 PM IST
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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.

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  1. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) today released a video, where their jawans were seen marching on Himalayas with flag in their hand.
  2. It was posted by official Twitter handle of ITBP as a part of their Republic Day celebration.
  3. The video fuelled patriotism among Indian Twitter users, who thanked and saluted ITBP for guarding nation’s border with China.
(This story originally appeared in on Jan 26, 2018)
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) today received all-round praise after they posted a video showing their jawans marching on ice-laden Himalayas with tri-colour on the occasion of 69th Republic Day.

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.




The video left people mesmerized who showered praise on ITBP and their soldiers.

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