Leh. 14 April, 2016. Ceremonial Border Personnel Meetings (BPMs) on the occasion of “Harvest Festival’’ was conducted on today at Indian BPM hut in Chushul and  at Indian Meeting Point Hut at Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) in Eastern Ladakh. The Delegations were led by Brigadier Rajender Rai in Chushul and by Col BS Uppal in DBO. The Chinese delegations were led by senior Col Wang Jun Xian in Chushul and by Lt Col Duan Yu Gangin.

The ceremonial border personnel meetings were marked by saluting the National flags by both the delegations members. This was followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders which was composed of exchange of greetings and wishes and reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border. Thereafter a culture programme showcasing Indian culture and traditional grandeur was organized.


Both the delegations interacted in a free, congenial and cordial environment. The delegation parted amidst feeling of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations and maintaining peace along the LAC .Both sides also sought to build on the mutual feeling to uphold the treaties and agreement signed between the governments of the two sides to maintain peace and tranquility along the LAC.