Kargil: Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed on July 26, every year in honour of Kargil’s war heroes, soldiers who died in the line of duty serving their motherland. On this day every year, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his tributes to the armed forces at the eternal flame, Amar Jawan Jyoti, at India Gate in Delhi.
PM @narendramodi: Tomorrow, that is the 26th of July is Kargil #VijayDiwas as well. The #Kargil war is one symbol of the bravery and patience on part of India’s Armed Forces which the whole world has watched#KargilVijayDiwas pic.twitter.com/31kJCHcWO2
— DD News (@DDNewslive) July 25, 2021
Celebrations are also conducted in the Kargil sector and elsewhere across the country to commemorate the contributions of the Indian Army.
The epic battles of Tololing, Tiger Hill and others were recalled on Sunday and 559 lamps lit at the Kargil War Memorial in the Drass area of Ladakh, in a tribute to the martyrs. Top military officers, family members of the army personnel and others were present to mark the commencement of the 22nd Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations.
A solemn ceremony was organised in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur to sound the bugle of celebrations of 22 years of victory of Kargil War and all Covid-19 protocols were strictly followed during the entire event.