10:45 GMT29 November 2020
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    Winters in the higher reaches of India’s remote borders with China and Pakistan can get pretty hostile, with average temperatures ranging between -5 and -10 degrees Celsius amid low-pressure conditions owing to the higher altitude.

    A video of an Indian Army Trooper manning a border outpost in heavy snowfall has been going viral on Indian Twitter. The video appears to have been first shared on Twitter by a leader from the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a retired Indian Army soldier, Major Surendra Poonia, on Saturday morning.

    Major Poonia shared it with the caption “Undefeatable, Unshakeable”, also using the hashtag Ladakh, the site of the ongoing months-long military standoff between the Indian Army and China's People’s Liberation Army (PLA).

    ​Soon, the video of the border guard was being shared by other Indian social media users as well. Many Indian social media users, while sharing the video, expressed their respect for the Indian armed forces ahead of the winter season.


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