This Rakhi is quite special for the Indian Armed forces as many Women Ministers and M.P’s as they are about to visit border area’s to celebrate with soldiers. Among them, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani will be going to Siachen Basecamp to celebrate Raksha Bandhan with Jawans, who are selflessly serving the nation.
Smriti Irani is the First women Minister to visit Siachen and Army is planning a Grand welcome for their Sister Irani.Defense ministry approved her visit to the unforgiving Siachen Glacier.
Sources said that apart from Ms. Irani, There are eight other women ministers from the BJP who will also travel to the border areas in the North East, Rajasthan, and Kashmir to celebrate Raksha Bandhan with our jawans.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi are among the list and will visit base camps in the border areas and interact with the soldiers.
Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Commerce; Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries; and Anupriya Patel, Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will be also be meeting soldiers on Raksha Bandhan and express their Gratitude to tying “Rakhi” which is considered as a saviour from the Threats.
This move has delighted many Army Officials and brought joy among soldiers who had visited their family for a long time.