October 27, 2021

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Op Blue Freedom- Specially abled persons team creates world record by reaching to Siachen

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Op Blue Freedom- Specially abled persons team creates world record by reaching to Siachen
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Op Blue Freedom- Specially abled persons team creates world record by reaching to Siachen
Op Blue Freedom- Specially abled persons team creates world record by reaching to Siachen

JAMMU: ‘Team Claw’ a team of Special Forces Veterans of Indian Armed Forces, created a World Record having the largest team of people with disabilities to scale the world’s highest battlefield Siachen Glacier successfully, a defence spokesperson said.
PRO Defence Udhampur said, “The summit to the highest battlefield commenced on September 07 and it concluded on September 18.”
“The team led by two ex-officers from special Forces, it had two ladies (who were 100% blind), three upper limb amputees, three individuals who were 100% blind, two ex-Parachute Regiment Officers, four ex-servicemen (from Special Forces) and three civilians (including a doctor).”
“The team was flagged by Dr Virendra Kumar, Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment from Delhi on August 15 this year, the army spokesperson said, further adding, “the team will be flagged in at Delhi on September 24-25 tentatively.”
“The team was supported by the Indian Army and particularly Headquarters Northern Command and Headquarters 14 Corps, making it a grand success,” Army spokesperson said.
“The team after successfully scaling the expedition reached Udhampur on yesterday and was felicitated by General Officer Commanding in Chief (GoC-in-C), Yogesh Kumar Joshi who commended the efforts of the team and lauded their spirit and unflinching grit during the expedition.
Northern Commander Lt Gen Yoshi also presented mementoes to the members of the team, he added.

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