Independence Day 2022: As part of the ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav’ on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Independence Day, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel will climb 75 mountain peaks along the Line of Actual Control with China. (LAC) will do long distance patrol for 75 days. ITBP spokesperson Vivek Kumar Pandey told PTI that a mountainous expedition named ‘Amritarohan’ will start on August 15 at various places on the eastern border.
Spokesperson Vivek Kumar Pandey further said that the mountain peaks to be climbed are located near 75 border posts of ITBP on LAC. Spokesperson of Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Pandey said, “Of these, 33 peaks are in Ladakh, 16 in Uttarakhand, 11 in Sikkim, 10 in Himachal Pradesh and five in Arunachal Pradesh. Also told that Himveer of ITBP will climb these 75 different peaks on 15th August 2022 and will unfurl the national flag and tricolor together.
The ITBP official said that the highest mountain peak is 18,750 feet and is located in Sikkim. Similarly, ITBP has started a 75-day long ‘Relay Range Patrol’ (LRP) along the LAC, Spokesperson Pandey Pandey said. He said that the relay LRP started from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh on August 1 and after completing 75 days it will end on October 14 at Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh. During this, a distance of about 7,575 km will be covered on the border. Let us tell you that tomorrow the country will make 76th Independence Day. For which the preparation is almost complete.