Parliamentary panel to visit Ladakh on 28-29 October amidst India-China tensions

At a time when tensions are at a peak due to the border dispute between India and China and so far there has been little success in reducing it, a group of MPs will visit the Ladakh sector. Parliamentary panel will take stock of clothes, living space and ration due to the soldiers staying in high altitude places. A source aware of the whole matter gave information about this.

Members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) headed by Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary can visit Leh on 28–29 October.

Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, writing to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla last month, suggested that the PAC should visit Ladakh sector to meet the troops stationed there and understand their working conditions and needs, after which the visit was finalized. has been done.

The committee is currently studying a recent CAG report, pointing out deficiencies in clothing and accessories for high-altitude areas and adequate security requirements for soldiers.

On September 6, the PAC had discussed issues of ration and clothing with Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat, officials said. In this meeting, PAC Cheyeman had asked the CDS to consider the MPs’ visit to the Ladakh sector. After this, Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary wrote a letter to Om Birla. The PAC is expected to meet on October 23 to finalize its itinerary.


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