Imphal (Manipur) [India], February 23 (ANI): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday felicitated Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei of 16 Bihar Regiment at his residence right here, for main his group in opposition to the Chinese language Folks’s Liberation Military (PLA) throughout a confrontation within the Galwan valley final 12 months.
Twenty troopers had misplaced their lives within the conflict with Chinese language troops within the Japanese Ladakh sector final 12 months.
In a tweet, the Chief Minister mentioned that the state all the time encourages youth to hitch the armed forces and take part in safeguarding the nation.
“Felicitated Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei from Senapati district, Manipur of 16 Bihar Regiment who led his males throughout the Galwan confrontation, at my official residence right now. The State all the time encourages our youth to hitch the armed forces and take part in safeguarding the Nation,” he tweeted.
“It’s an honor to satisfy Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei from Senapati, Manipur of 16 Bihar, main his males in Galwan throughout the confrontation in opposition to the Chinese language Folks’s Liberation Military (PLA). We’re all the time indebted to troopers like him who’re main within the entrance for the protection and safety of the Nation,” he mentioned in one other tweet.
Earlier, sharing an image of the India Military captain from 16 Bihar Regiment, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju had praised Rangnamei for his bravery.
“He’s Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei from Senapati District in Manipur. He led his males from 16 Bihar in Galwan throughout the confrontation in opposition to the Chinese language PLA,” Rijiju had tweeted.
The Defence Ministry had earlier knowledgeable that India and China “positively appraised” the graceful completion of disengagement of frontline troops within the Pangong Lake space and agreed to proceed their communication and push for a mutually acceptable decision of the remaining points alongside the Line of Precise Management (LAC) within the Western Sector.
The alternate befell throughout the tenth spherical of the China-India Corps Commander degree assembly, which was held on the Chinese language facet of the Moldo/Chushul border assembly level on Saturday, the Ministry mentioned in an announcement.
The 2 nations have had a stand-off alongside the LAC since April-Could final 12 months as a result of actions of the Chinese language military and have held a number of rounds of army and diplomatic talks. (ANI)