new Delhi: The Prime Minister, President and Indian Army celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, recalling the valor of soldiers who participated in Operation Vijay on Friday. President Ramnath Kovind tweeted, "Kargil Vijay Diwas, for our grateful nation, it is a day to remember the bravery of the Armed Forces on Kargil peaks in 1999. On this occasion, we bow to the patience and bravery of warriors who protect India. We will be lifelong debtor to all the martyrs. Jai Hind.'
The soldiers martyred in the Kargil war paid homage to the soldiers who were martyred during the Kargil war at President Ramnath Kovind organized at Srinagar. President Dr Ram Nath Kovind's proposed Dras tour on Friday was canceled due to bad weather. President was scheduled to attend the program organized on the 20th anniversary of Kargil victory in Drass town of Kargil district.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the martyrs of Kargil, "On the day of Kargil victory, I bow my heart to all the heroic sons of Mother Bharti. This day reminds us of the courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers. On this occasion, my humble tribute to those mighty warriors, who favored all in the defense of the motherland. Jai Hind.'
I commend my heart to all the heroic sons of Mother Bharti on Kargil Vijay Day. This day reminds us of the courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers. On this occasion, my humble tribute to those mighty warriors, who favored all in the defense of the motherland. Jai Hind! pic.twitter.com/f7cpUFLO9o
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 26, 2019
Indian Air Force said, "Salute the Kargil martyrs and the courage, valor and sacrifice of our brave soldiers. Recall the martyrdom of brave soldiers who maintain and protect India's integrity.
Additional Director General of the Ministry of Defense (TA) tweeted, "After the Kargil war in the year 1999 to May-July, 26th July became the story of the country's glorious victory in the form of Kargil Vijay Divas. Indian Army soldiers fought a spectacular battle in Drass, Kaksar, Batik and Tartok sectors. Salute the courage, valor and sacrifice of our martyrs and heroes. '