ITBP celebrate 72nd Republic Day at 17,000 feet in Ladakh

ITBP was raised on 1962 for security set up along the Indo-Tibetan border.

The soldiers of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) which consists of both male and female are celebrating the Republic Day at the banks of Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh one of the most difficult terrain of country. The official Twitter handle of ITBP shared a few photos of Jawans celebrating Republic day. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) men and women with national flag at Ladakh heights celebrated Republic Day 2021 at 17,000 feet. Temperature is minus 25 degree Celsius.
 
They are also referred to as the ITBP 'Himveers', the personnel raised patriotic slogan like "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Vande Matram".  ITBP, the specialised mountain force most of whose officers and men are trained mountaineers and skiers guard the 3,488 km border from Ladakh's Karakoram Pass to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh.
 
ITBP, Indo-Tibetan Border Police was raised on October 24, 1962 for reorganizing the frontier intelligence and security set up along the Indo-Tibetan border. Only four Battalions were sanctioned to begin with. ITBP was initially raised under the CRPF Act.
 

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