Heroes remembered on Kargil Vijay Diwas

July 26 marks 18 years of India’s victory over Pakistan in the Kargil War a high altitude mountain war that broke out in May 1999 along the peaks of Kargil near the Line of Control the de-facto border that divides Kashmir between the two nations. This

July 26 marks 18 years of India’s victory over Pakistan in the Kargil War a high altitude mountain war that broke out in May 1999 along the peaks of Kargil near the Line of Control the de-facto border that divides Kashmir between the two nations. This

Kargil Vijay Diwas is being celebrated all over India on Wednesday to commemorate the emphatic victory in the Kargil War against Pakistan and honour the war heroes. More than 520 Indian soldiers sacrificed their lives during one of the toughest wars fought against Pakistan at Kargil, Drass and Batalik sectors of Jammu and Kashmir state. The Indian soldiers had secured this victory after a three-month conflict that led to a loss of lives from both sides with the Indian side losing almost 490 officers, soldiers and jawans.

Singh said: "The Indians who raise fingers at the Army are more risky than the enemies at the border".Talking about his experiences from the war, General J.J. Singh said: "I distinctly remember the way our soldiers fought at Kargil". We pay tribute to our soldiers in 1999 war, with nerves of steels marked by unparalleled spectacle of courage by taking a walk through History telling all that you need to know about this day.

Tendulkar said, Saluting our fearless soldiers who served at #Kargil, and those who continue to serve and protect us each day.

On the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas, reported The Indian Express, BJP president Amit Shah paid floral tributes to Kargil martyrs and felicitated war veterans at the party headquarters in New Delhi. In India, the conflict is also referred to as Operation Vijay which was the name of the Indian operation to clear the Kargil sector.

The film was directed by JP Dutta and has Sanjay Dutt, Ayyub Khan, Suniel Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan in pivotal roles. Jai Hind. Kargil Vijay Diwas. I salute all the Heroes who gave up their tomorrow for our today. 7 July: India recaptures Jubar Heights in Batalik11 July: Pakistan begins to pull out; India captures key peaks in Batalik14 July: Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declares Operation Vijay a success. "Nation's gratitude to the courageous men & women of armed forces who keep our country safe & secure", he said in a tweet.

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