Access to All SSC Exams Courses Buy Now
Home Articles Galwan Valley: All You Need To Know

Galwan Valley: All You Need To Know

Indian and Chinese soldiers Faced off on Monday night where 20 Indian soldiers were Martyred. Check out the post and know everything related to the Galwan Valley

On Monday Night, Indian & Chinese soldiers faced off at Galwan Valley in Ladakh. 20 Indian soldiers martyred in the face-off with China in Galwan valley. According to the sources, the deadly clash at the Galwan river began when Indian troops moved to remove a tent pitched by Chinese soldiers on India’s side of the border. The galwan valley lies along with the western sector of the India-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), and it is very close to Aksai Chin (Indian territory occupied by China). Its location thus lends it deep strategic importance along with a sector of the border that remains largely undefined. Here in this post, we are covering everything related to the Galwan valley and will be telling about it in detail.

Geographic location of Galwan Valley

The Galwan valley is situated along the western sector of the India-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), and close to Aksai Chin, an Indian territory under Beijing’s control. The location of Galwan valley lends a deep strategic importance along a sector of the border that remains largely undefined.

About Course:

"Did you Know? In this pack you will get All new content we launch in the next 1 months"
 

This is the most recommended and NRA-CET ready Pack!
 
Use Code 'DREAM' to avail at best price today

2000 Students are visiting this Product daily! Hurry now! Seats are Filling fast

 

About SSC Maha Pack
If you are preparing for more than 1 SSC exams then this is the pack we recommend you buy.

It is most cost-effective and you get access to 100% digital content for all SSC exams on Adda247.SSC Exams Covered in this Pack

 

SSC Maha Pack Highlights 

  • Structured course content
  • Recorded classes available if you miss any live class
  • Previous Years’ Papers of all upcoming exams.
  • Full Length Mocks based on the latest pattern with detailed solutions (video solutions for certain topics)
  • Topic level knowledge tests
  • Strategy sessions, time management & Preparation tips from the experts
  • Language: English & Hindi Medium

 

Validity: 1 Month

SSC Maha Pack
  1. Unlimited Live Classes & Recorded Video Courses
  2. Unlimited Tests and eBooks
  3. 1 Lakh+ Selections
Validity
  1. 15 Months
  2. 9 Months
  3. 3 Months
  4. 1 Month
4799 319/month
BUY NOW

The 80 kilometers-long Galwan river, flows through the Galwan valley, in the eastern part of Ladakh, it is named after Ghulam Rasool Galwan, who was a Ladakhi adventurer and explorer who assisted many European explorers at the turn of the 19th century. Galwan for almost 35 years assisted expeditions led by British, Italian, and American explorers, he eventually rose to the ranks of ‘aksakal’ or chief assistant of the British joint commissioner of Leh in 1917.

China Claims Sovereignty Over Galwan Valley | Kashmir Observer

Importance of Galwan Valley

The area where the troops of India and China army are confronting is the first time since 1962 such face-off has been done. Although the Line of Actual Control is clearly defined, it is the first time that tensions are brewing in Eastern Ladakh at such level. The Galwan Valley area comes under Sub Sector North (SSN), it lies in the east of the Siachen glacier and is the only point that provides direct access to Aksai Chin from India. According to the satellite images, the Chinese had built a road until the middle point of the Galwan valley by 2016. Since then, China have managed to extend this to some point closer to the LAC in the sector.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding an all-party meeting on Friday to discuss the situation on the country’s border with China. The scrap came after tensions between India and China first flared up in early May following clashes between Indian and Chinese troops in the Sikkim and Ladakh sectors of the LAC. Both the sides have held a series of talks to resolve the six-week-long confrontation

Preparing for SSC Exams in 2020? Register now to get free study material 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

×
Login
OR

FORGOT?

×
Sign Up
OR
Forgot Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.


Reset Password
Please enter the OTP sent to
/6


×
CHANGE PASSWORD