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    Default Indian Army Soldiers guarding the India - China (Tibet) border

    Hi

    Here are some pics from various sources of Indian Army soldiers stationed on the Chinese border:


    ^ An Indian army patrol on the India-Tibet border, Ladakh


    ^ Indian soldiers playing Carrom at a border base in Bhutan on the Bhutan-Tibet border. India is responsible for safeguarding Bhutan's national borders from China

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    ^ Khardung La. At 18,380 ft above sea level, the highest motorable road in the world


    ^ Soldier at Khardung La


    ^ Indian army post at Khardung La at the India-Tibet border.


    ^ Interfaith army temple at Khardung La


    ^ A memorial to the many soldiers who have died building and maintaining the roads that literally go along the crest of the highest mountains on earth.


    ^ Soldier at Khardung La


    ^ An Army truck trying to squeeze through on very narrow road leading to Khardung La


    ^ Inside the sp**** cabin of a soldier at Khardung La

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    ^ Army transit camp near Nathu La Pass on the India-Tibet border, one of the two India-China entry points


    ^ Another view


    ^ Tourists posing with soldiers at the transit camp


    ^ The road leading up to Nathu La


    ^ Indian soldier at Nathu La


    ^ Nathu La Army Camp


    ^ Rifle range at Nathu La


    ^ Nathu La Helipad


    ^ The demilitarized actual Nathu La pass, to Chinese occupied Tibet


    ^ Signboard leading up to pass, erected by Gorkha Rifles quoting the Hindu epic Mahabharata


    ^ Closer still to the pass


    ^ Another sign spontaneously erected by the border soldiers


    ^ Indian flag at Nathu La


    ^ Tourists posting with Indian soldier at Nathu La gate


    ^ Indian and Chinese troops taking pictures of each other


    ^ Ditto


    ^ Indian soldier at Nathu La gate


    ^ Another regimental signboard


    ^ A signboard written by soldiers past for newly stationed troops


    ^ Signboard on path leading to Martyrs memorial at Nathu La


    ^ Soldier coming back from paying respects at Martyrs memorial


    ^ Another signboard on path leading to Martyrs memorial at Nathu La


    ^ Another signboard quoting the Gita at Martyrs memorial at Nathu La


    ^ Martyrs Memorial, dedicated to all the troops who died defending Nathu La against the Chinese during the 1962 war and later skirmishes


    ^ View of Army camp from Martyrs memorial


    ^ Another signboard from the troops


    ^ A rock tagged by the troops saying "Duty before Death"


    ^ Regimental Temple


    ^ View from the Regimental Temple. Note the bunker


    ^ View from the Regimental Temple of Changu Lake

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    Cheers,
    Raj
    Last edited by rajkhalsa; 07-31-2007 at 01:49 AM.

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    hey great pictures

    thanks for the time posting them

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    Wow, simply amazing pictures. Did you take any of them yourself?

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    thanks! great view!!!! my gf wants to go to tibet cause she loves lhasa apso dogs good thing she doesnt like the cold weather.

    i want to see nk and sk border guards take pictures like those guys above

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    Great pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hellfish6 View Post
    Great pics.
    X2 awesome, thanks.

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    Good pics

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    great pics mate!

    this kinda not an easy route, a lil to the left, history in the making hehehe.


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    Great pictures, just pne question, seeing how they are up in snow covered areas, why are they wearing jungle BDU's?

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    Great pics, Raj, thanks. Do you have any more pics from Sikkim in other seasons? Love that scenery up there.

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    WOAH! Those are damn good pics. The quote by the Gorkhas are typical eh? Thx!

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    Fantastic shots !!! WOW !

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    Rarely seen pics, thanks alot!

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    Lovely pics, thanks

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    Nice pics

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