Siachen Glacier Dispute

Every year, many soldiers of India manning the Sonam and other posts of Siachen Glacier lose their lives due to avalanches and other such accidents. Each time, the critics argue that there is no need to safeguard such an inhospitable terrain under extreme weather conditions, at the height of 21,000 feet and call for demilitarization of the entire area. This backgrounder provides an insight into th…

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