Siachen Day: Nation pays homage to heroes at world's highest battlefield (in pics)

First Published Apr 13, 2019, 3:02 PM IST

On this day in 1984, the Indian Army secured Bilafond La and other passes on the Saltoro Ridgeline, thus launching ‘Operation MEGHDOOT’. Since then, it has been a saga of courage and fortitude in the face of a belligerent enemy, arduous terrain and challenging climatic conditions.