‘A Soldier through and through’, 55-year-old ITBP personnel earns praises as he completes over 60 push-ups in snow-clad Ladakh : The Tribune India

‘A Soldier through and through’, 55-year-old ITBP personnel earns praises as he completes over 60 push-ups in snow-clad Ladakh

He had performed this act at 17500 feet at minus 30 degree celsius

‘A Soldier through and through’, 55-year-old ITBP personnel earns praises as he completes over 60 push-ups in snow-clad Ladakh

The 55-year-old ITBP Commandant Ratan Singh Sonal can be seen performing push-ups in snow covered area. Videograb- Twitter/@ITBP_official



Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, February 23

Indian army is all about valour and accomplishing virtues which are beyond ordinary. The endurance and physical strength, a soldier possess, is always fascinating. The act of an ITBP personnel is testimony to the above statement. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) shared a video of a soldier doing more than 60 push-ups in Ladakh.

The 55-year-old ITBP Commandant Ratan Singh Sonal can be seen performing push-ups in snow covered area. He had performed this act at 17500 feet at minus 30 degree celsius in Ladakh.

The clip shared by ITBP was captioned, “Push-ups at icy heights…ITBP Commandant Ratan Singh Sonal (Age- 55 years) completes more than 60 push-ups at one go at 17,500 feet at minus 30-degree Celsius temperature around in Ladakh.#Himveers#FitIndia #FitnessMotivation.”

Netizens took to social media to hail the amazing performance of Sonal. The Twitter clip has been viewed nearly 5000 times so far.

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) central mountaineering team has scaled Mount Karzok Kangri in extreme weather conditions where the minimum temperature is minus 40 degree celsius these days. The team did not use any special mountaineering equipment and support system and completed the ascent with high level of physical fitness and mutual coordination.

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