On Kargil Vijay Diwas, President Draupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh paid heartfelt tributes to the brave martyrs who laid down their lives during the 1999 Kargil War, securing India’s victory over Pakistan. The day marks the momentous occasion when the Indian Army launched a determined counter-attack, driving out the Pakistani forces that had illegally occupied strategic peaks in Ladakh.
Kargil Vijay Diwas Tributes by President, PM, and Defense Minister
President Murmu expressed her gratitude on Twitter, remembering the extraordinary valor displayed by the armed forces and saluting the soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice to safeguard the nation. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Kargil War Memorial in Ladakh to pay homage to the fallen soldiers. He hailed their bravery, resilience, and dedication in defending the country, which resulted in India’s triumph in ‘Operation Vijay,’ announced by the Indian Army on July 26, 1999.
Remembering Kargil War’s Momentous Occasion
The memories of the soldiers’ bravery continue to inspire generations, and their unwavering courage in extreme conditions, including sub-zero temperatures, is etched in golden letters. Today, the Indian flag proudly flies high in Kargil, a testament to the valor of India’s soldiers who fearlessly hoisted the tricolor in the face of the enemy during the Kargil War in 1999. Kargil Vijay Diwas serves as a poignant reminder of their sacrifice and dedication to the nation.