The rays of the dawn appeared on the mountains as if liquid gold had spread in the skies.
Clear skies and a gentle breeze with the sweet, repetitive sounds of the warblers made it a sublime experience and a privilege I was happy to be witness to. Daily , yet vastly underrated miracles.
26th July is the annual reminder of the 527 bravehearts who gave their lives, turned the barren mountains of Ladakh red with their own blood in a brutal war that resulted in thousands of deaths on the other side of an enemy which refused to even bury their dead with dignity. The country stays free and safe thanks to the bravehearts who patrol our borders every single moment without any respite.