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The Indian Army Rafting Teams successfully conducted Siachen Rafting Expedition 2013, which included white water rafting on the freezing waters of Nubra and Shyok rivers in July 2013. The two teams braved violent rapids, high waves, steep drops, eddies and strong currents for four days on River Nubra (Siachen Base Camp to Tyakshi) from July 18-21, 2013 and on River Shyok (Shyok Village to Tyakshi) from July 19-22, 2013 respectively.
Led by Sachin Nikam, the 20-member Nubra river expedition team comprised Vijay Bajirao Shelar, Laxman Jadhav, Sandeep Wadekar, Abraham, N R Reddy, S L Chaudhary, Akhilesh Patel, Bhoj Raj, S P Singh, Prasanna Mahapatra, K S Panigrahy, K R C Pratap, Madan Singh, Devendra Kumar, Ram Babu Yadav, Ravinder Yadav, Gyan Prakash, Dilip Kumar Yadav and Jitendra Kumar.
The 19-member team on Shyok river, led by Bibhuti Nath Jha, included Ramesh Lal, Yogesh K N, Ashok Kumar, Virender Kumar, Suraj Patil, Ganesh Paul, Balwinder Singh, Devappa C J, D R Ravi, Anadi Jyoti Singh, Raju Ranjan Mishra, Thakur Amarendra, Deepak Kumar, Sujeeth Raj, Sanjeev Kumar, Sethu Raman C, Sunil Kumar and Tej Chandra Xalxo.