Message of Honorable Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad on the loss of 20 Army personnel including an officer during the clash with People Liberation Army of Chinaat Galwan in Ladakh in the intervening night of 15th June 2020.

 

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

 

CONDOLENCE AND SOLIDARITY MESSAGE

 

Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad has expressed deep sadness and grief on the loss of 20 Army personnel including an officer during the clash with People Liberation Army of Chinaat  Galwan in Ladakh in the intervening night of 15th  June 2020.

In his  message Hon’ble Governor has said “I am deeply anguished by the irreparable loss of lives of our soldiers during the clash with People Liberation Army of China in line of their duty guarding the borders and securing the sovereignty and integrity of the nation  along LAC in  Ladakh. The supreme sacrifice made by of soldiers has ignited our  emotions  as we as countrymen stand in solidarity with our  Armed Forces to face any eventuality and adversity. As the country vow to secure every inch of its territory with every means and measures possible, we  stand firm with the pursuits of our defence forces. The sacrifice on the call of national duty made by our brave martyrs shall remain in our mind and heart till eternity.

At this time of national mourning, I join the people of Sikkim and my fellow countrymen to pay homage and highest respect to the brave martyrs and express my deepest condolences to the bereaved families of the soldiers. The families  have given their  son and kin to the nation for which the nation remain ever indebted.  I pray to the almighty for bestowing strength to the family members to cope with this great loss. I also pray for the health and speedy recovery of all jawans who have been injured in this clash.”

Joint Secretary (PR) to Governor                                    SKM/GOV/JS(PR)/2020/52

18thJune 2020