“On Kargil Vijay Diwas, a grateful nation acknowledges the gallantry of our Armed Forces on the heights of Kargil in 1999. We salute the grit and valour of those who defended India and record our everlasting debt to those who never returned. Jai Hind!” The President of India Ram Nath Kovind.
20 years ago, on this day, India embarked its victory in the pages of history with ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ for the success of ‘Operation Vijay’ aimed to recapture regions of Kargil that were seized by Pakistani intruders who infiltrated the Indian LOC as Kashmiri Militants.
The Indian Army with the help of Indian Air Force recaptured all the posts of Kargil, Kashmir, that were seized by the Pakistan Army. 527 soldiers were martyred and 1,363 injured in the Kargil War 1999. A grand salute to all the soldiers of Kargil War.
“During the Kargil War in 1999, I had the opportunity to go to Kargil and show solidarity with our brave soldiers. This was the time when I was working for my Party in J&K as well as Himachal Pradesh. The visit to Kargil and interactions with soldiers are unforgettable.” Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi pays tribute to the soldiers of Kargil War.
This day is marked in the history for the victory of India as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’. A grand salute to all the soldiers of ‘operation Vijay’. The ‘sagar of supreme sacrifice’ is engraved on the hearts of every Indian hailing “Bharat mata ki jai!”. Jai Hind!
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