New Delhi, June 28: Armed Forces has given a befitting response to those who dared to eye India’s territory in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today without mentioning China but referring to the clash with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley on June 15 in which 20 soldiers were killed in action.
“Those who eyed Indian territory in Ladakh have received a befitting response,” the Prime Minister said.
In his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat, he said, “If India knows how to maintain friendship, it can also confront someone and give an adequate response. Our brave soldiers made it clear that they will not allow anyone to taint the honour of Mother India.”
“India bows to our brave martyrs. They’ve always kept India safe, valour will always be remembered,” the Prime Minister said.
China has not revealed the number of casualties but the Indian Army believes that the Chinese suffered 45 casualties during the late-night skirmish on June 15.