During a two-day visit in Kinnaur District, Himachal Pradesh on 20th February, 2021 H.E. Governor Sri Bandaru Dattatraya interacted with the senior officers and soldiers of the brigade and was awarded Guard of Honour by soldiers of 136 Independent Infantry Brigade. The 17th Indo-Tibetan Border Police Battalion also honoured H.E. Governor at Recong Peo.
The officers of ITBP apprised the Governor of the deployment of ITBP in the 120 km border with China. The Governor motivated the soldiers and said that the whole country is proud of them. Despite all the adverse circumstances, these soldiers remain dedicated in protecting the border of our country at all times and due to these soldiers, the country is able to breathe in the open air, he added.