India-China standoff: ‘Pain of losing soldiers cannot be put in words,’ says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that the “pain” of the killing of soldiers on the border “cannot be put in words”, referring to the death of 20 soldiers during a clash with the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Galwan Valley earlier this week. However, Shah did not mention China by name.

“The pain of losing our brave soldiers while protecting our motherland at Ladakh’s Galwan can not be put in words,” Shah tweeted. “Nation salutes our immortal heroes who sacrificed their lives to keep Indian territory safe and secure. Their bravery reflects India’s commitment towards her land.”

The home minister also said that India will always remain indebted to the soldiers for the sacrifice of their lives. “I bow to the families, who have blessed Indian Army with such great heroes,” Shah said. He added that the government stood with the families of the deceased, and wished the injured soldiers a…

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