New Delhi: The parliamentary standing committee on defence intends to visit the Galwan Valley and the Pangong lake in the eastern Ladakh region which has been witness to a violent standoff between the troops of India and China, sources said.
However, it may seek the permission of the government before visiting the strategically-located areas, they added.
The 30-member committee, chaired by senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Jual Oram and of which Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is a member, intends to visit the eastern Ladakh region in the last week of May or June, the sources told news agency Press Trust of India.
The decision to visit these areas was taken in the panel’s latest meeting, they said. Rahul Gandhi Gandhi did not attend it.Read more…