Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, three service chiefs pay tribute to troopers on Kargil Vijay Diwas

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New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, MoS Defence Shripad Naik and three service chiefs paid tribute to troopers on the National War Memorial on the 21st anniversary of India’s victory within the Kargil War.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah additionally paid tribute to the troopers on the event of 21st anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas. Taking to Twitter, he wrote,”Kargil Vijay Diwas is an emblem of India`s proud, valor and steadfast management. I bow to the troopers who, with their indomitable braveness, drove the enemy from the inaccessible hills of Kargil and waved the tricolor there once more. The nation is happy with the heroes of India, who’re devoted to defending the motherland.

The Indian Army on Saturday (July 25) tweeted a submit telling the nation what occurred a day earlier than the ‘Operation Vijay’ achieved final success. On June 25, 1999, “The Indian Army launched a daring attack at Zulu Top in Muskoh Valley. Undaunted courage and unflinching determination of our troops led to successful capture of the objective”: the military posted on Twitter.

Kargil Vijay Diwas marks the victory of Indian troopers in recapturing the mountain heights that have been occupied by the Pakistani Army on July 26, 1999, referred to as the Kargil War. The Indian armed forces had defeated Pakistan on July 26, 1999.