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Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi remembers bravery of armed forces

Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi remembers bravery of armed forces

In a tweet, Modi said Kargil Vijay Diwas reminds us of India's military prowess and the great sacrifices our armed forces make while steadfastly keeping India safe. In a tweet, Kovind said the nation is grateful to the fearless men and women of armed forces who keep the country safe and secure.

The Kargil conflict was flight between India and Pakistan between May and July 1999 in the Kargil sector of Kashmir and elsewhere along the Line of Control (LoC). On the occasion, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and three Chiefs of Services laid floral tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate.

"Operation Vijay" was launched in 1999 to evict Pakistani Army from Kargil heights.

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A string of Bollywood celebrities, including Abhishek Bachchan, Juhi Chawla and Raveena Tandon, on Wednesday paid tributes to Indian soldiers and martyrs on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas.

Juhi Chawla: Remembering all our fearless soldiers who had sacrificed their life for our country. A majority of war heroes of the 13th Kumaon Regiment were from south Haryana districts of Gurgaon, Rewari and Mahendragarh."This sad state of affairs show how much we respect their sacrifices", he added.Veteran allege that the memorial becomes a picnic spot for drunk men and miscreants every night.

On the 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, the nation comes together to salute the Armed forces. And there are films that have also narrated the historic victory of India at Kargil.


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