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India-China tension: Indian Army releases list of 20 martyrs; wreath ceremony begins in Leh

A wreath-laying ceremony of the martyrs was performed at Army Hospital in Leh on Wednesday, who lost their lives in the Galwan Valley clash

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India-China tension: Indian Army releases list of 20 martyrs; wreath ceremony begins in Leh

The Indian Army on Wednesday revealed the names of the 20 Indian Army personnel who lost their lives in the violent clashes with China in Galwan Valley, Ladakh. Among those killed on the Indian side was Colonel B Santosh Babu of the Bihar Regiment. The other martyred were:

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COL. B SANTOSH BABU

NB SUB NUDURAM SOREN

SB SUB MANDEEP SINGH

ND SUB SATNAM SINGH

HAV K PALANI

HAV SUNIL KUMA

HAV BIPUL ROY

NK DEEPAK KUMAR

SEP RAJESH ORANG

SEP KUNDAN KUMAR OJHA

SEP GANESH RAM

SEP CHANDRAKANTA PRADHAN

SEP ANKUSH

SEP GURBINDER

SEP GURTEJ SINGH

SEP CHANDAN KUMAR

SEP KUNDAN KUMAR

SEP AMAN KUMAR

SEP JAI KISHORE SINGH

SEP GANESH HANSDA

Also, a wreath-laying ceremony of the martyrs was performed at Army Hospital in Leh on Wednesday, who lost their lives in the Galwan Valley clash.

The Army had initially said that an officer and two soldiers were killed in clashes with Chinese forces on Monday night. But in a late evening statement on Tuesday, it revised the figure to 20, saying 17 others who "were critically injured in the line of duty and exposed to sub-zero temperatures at the standoff location succumbed to their injuries."

Meanwhile, in order to discuss the situation in the India-China border areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an all-party meeting at 5 PM on 19th June. Presidents of various political parties will participate in this virtual meeting.

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