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Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh celebrates Dussehra with jawans of ITBP

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    Union home minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a four day visit to Uttarakhand primarily to boost the morale of soldiers at India-China border, celebrated Dussehra with the jawans.

    Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh celebrates Dussehra with jawans of ITBP

    Singh is expected to visit at least three border out posts (BoPs) at India-China border including Rimkhim BoP, which is close to Barahoti, where Chinese troops had transgressed on July 25 this year.

    Coording to official, Singh will address a Sainik Sammelan at an ITBP border outpost at Joshimath (altitude 6,150 feet) and have lunch with the jawans before celebrating the 'Dussehra' with them.

    This is the first visit by a senior minister in the Narendra Modi government to China border after the resolution of the standoff at Dokalam.

    The 3,488 km-long India-China border stretches through Jammu and Kashmir (1,597 km), Himachal Pradesh (200 km), Uttarakhand (345 km), Sikkim (220 km) and Arunachal Pradesh (1,126 km).

    OneIndia News (with PTI inputs)

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