Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh made history by turning into the Prime Minister to visit the cold Siachen Glacier, the world's most noteworthy war zone.
The 73-year-old Premier, who has experienced a heart by-pass medical procedure, embraced the excursion to the Glacier arranged at in excess of 12,000 ft above ocean level for direct record of the conditions in which the troops are sent. 'I needed to see with my own eyes what your living conditions and courses of action are and what are your issues and what the administration can do to address those,' he told warriors at the Base Camp arranged at a height of 11,118 ft.
Later he made an elevated study of the forward zones where oxygen level is considerably low because of which breathing turns out to be exceptionally troublesome. The troops conveyed here need to experience acclimatization before posting in the part as mercury does not transcend five degrees Celsius even in crest summer. The Prime Minister experienced a therapeutic examination before going to Siachen.