JK News Today 

Leh, June 17:

The Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, R. K. Mathur at a wreath-laying ceremony, paid his respects to the martyrs of Galwan Valley- Col. B. Santosh Babu, Havaldar K. Palani and Sepoy K.K. Ojha in Leh today.

The Commanding Officer and the two soldiers made the supreme sacrifice in a clash with Chinese forces during a face off in Galwan Valley in Ladakh. LG Mathur said that their sacrifice will not go waste; rather it will strengthen the resolve of Ladakhis and the entire country to protect our borders. He added that in this difficult time, the morale among Ladakhi people is high. They are ready to defend the nation in any eventuality, as they have always done, to safeguard the integrity, sovereignty and honour of the country.

The LG extended his deep condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for the departed souls to rest in peace.