26 July 2019 will mark 20 yrs of emphatic victory of our soldiers. Each year India remembers its brave heart on 26 July celebrated as Vijay Diwas.
The day reminds the country of extreme valour, sacrifice and exemplary courage of Indian soldiers against an adversary which has the advantage of being pitched at an elevated position on the mountain peaks. President Ram Nath Kovind will visit War Memorial in Dras on Friday, to pay tribute to the soldiers who made their supreme sacrifice during 1999 kargil war.
Pakistani Army occupied the Kargil Heights and had plans to permanently extend the stay but they had not factored in the Indian Army’s commitment to gaurd the sovereignty of the country at any cost and the tactical air superiority of Indian Air Force.
Mirage 2000 of the Air Force and Bofors , Howziters of Indian army occupied with the bravery of our soldiers and ensured the victory against all odds.
The Chief of the Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat has assured the nation that Pakistan will not dare any such misadventure now as the Indian armed forces have a better surveillance capabilities and infrastructure to thwart any such attempt.
More than 500 Indian Soldiers were martryed while more than 1300 were injured. On 20th anniversary of Vijay Diwas, the entire nation will come forward to salute the bravery of our soldiers and pay rich tributes to them. Jai HInd.!
KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS: MOTORCYCLE EXPEDITION CONCLUDES
As part of 20th ANNIVERSARY celebrations OF KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS A motorcycle expedition commemorating 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay diwas concluded on Thursday.
The motorcycle expedition was conducted by a team from 13th Battalion of Jammu & Kashmir Rifles, which was one of the units of Indian Army that proved it’s mettle in Operation VIJAY, winning two Param Vir Chakras amongst many other gallantry awards.
The expedition team which consisted of 10 personnel of 13 J&K Rifles, traversed a distance of approximately 1850 kms from Mana Pass in Uttarakhand to Dras over a period of 21 days. The expedition was flagged off at the Kargil War Memorial, Dras by Lieutenant General YK Joshi.