India to watch 21st anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26, pay tribute to its courageous martyrs


India will observe the 21st anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26 and pay tribute to its courageous martyrs. This day commemorates the success of ”Operation Vijay” which was launched by the Indian Army to recapture the strategic Indian territories held by the Pakistani intruders within the Kargil-Drass sector in 1999.

Operation Vijay was one of the vital distinguished wars and hard-fought victories fought by the Indian Armed Forces between May and July 1999. July 26 is devoted to the Indian troopers who made the supreme sacrifice to uphold and safeguard the integrity of the nation. The troopers fought legendary battles in Dras, Kaksar, Batalik and Turtuk sectors at heights above 12,000 toes.

While the 60-day lengthy conflict resulted within the lack of a number of lives on each the edges, India finally received the unofficial conflict by regaining management of all of the beforehand held territory, re-establishing the established order.

In 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had described the Kargil victory, as a victory of the bravery of the son’s and daughters, of India’s resolve, and of India’s functionality and fortitude. He had additional described it as a victory of India’s dignity and self-discipline; and a victory of the hopes and devotion to obligation of every Indian.

The Prime Minister had asserted that wars will not be fought by governments alone, however by your complete nation. He stated troopers sacrifice their all, for future generations. He had stated the deeds of those troopers are a matter of delight for every Indian.

The PM had stated that he had visited Kargil only a few months after assuming workplace in 2014. He additionally recalled that he had visited Kargil 20 years in the past, on the top of the Kargil conflict. Recalling the valour of the jawans in Kargil, he had stated that your complete nation stood along with the troopers.

PM Modi had stated, “I had gone to Kargil 20 years ago when war was at its peak, the enemy was playing its games sitting on high peaks. Death was staring in the face yet our jawans carrying the tricolour wanted to reach the valley before anyone.”

India remembers the valour, sacrifice and exemplary braveness of our troopers.