19 Jul, 2016 7:21p.m.

100 Indian tanks now near China border in Ladakh, more to come

Tipu Sultan, Maharana Pratap and Aurangzeb are surveying the vast open valleys hugging the mountain ranges of eastern Ladakh, ready to counter any threat from China, which lies just across the border. If you are wondering how the three rulers, separated by hundreds of years, have come together, these are the names of three tanks of a regiment the Indian Army has positioned about six to eight months ago in eastern Ladakh.

India did briefly use tanks here in the 1962 India-China war (five were air dropped) but they were withdrawn after the humiliating defeat. Now, the tanks of the Indian Army are back in Eastern Ladakh for good.

Read full @ http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-positions-tanks-in-eastern-ladakh-to-take-on-possible-chinese-threat-1432981



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