17th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Remembering Martyrs of 1999 War

26 July, 1999

As India celebrates 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas on Tuesday, a week-long tribute is being held at Kargil’s Dras and the national capital to honor the brave martyrs of the 1999 war. Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the success of Operation Vijay.


The battle took place between India and Pakistan during May-July. The conflict was triggered after Pakistani soldiers managed to occupy key positions on the Indian side of the Line of Control in Kargil sector. It had officially come to an end on July 26, 1999.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay his respects at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate.





BJP uploaded a video on youtube and shared the same on twitter



We bow to the Indian Soldiers , Salute !!



[source: TOI/twitter/youtube/news18]