How was the war
In the winter of 1998, Pakistani infiltrators were captured on the high hills of Kargil. When the army came to know about the beginning of the summer of 1999, the army launched an operation victory against them. In the battle of Kargil, at an altitude of about 18 thousand feet, 527 Indian soldiers were martyred. The military operation began on 8th May and ended on 26th July.
527 martyrs in Kargil war
According to Indian official figures in this war, 527 jawans were martyred while 1363 jawans were injured. A young man was a victim of a ceasefire. A fighter aircraft and a helicopter were also killed. At the same time, according to Pakistani official statistics, 357-453 soldiers were killed, while more than 665 were injured, eight soldiers were subjected to war ceasefire.
Air Force fighters broke Pakistan's waist
Later on May 11, the Indian Air Force had joined the war but he never crossed the LoC. IAF's fighter aircraft Mirage, MiG-21, MiG-27 and helicopters broke the back of Pakistani infiltrators. This fight was fought at an altitude of about 16 thousand to 18 thousand feet. The Kargil War lasted for nearly two months is an example of the courage and strength of the Indian Army on which every Indian is proud.
Who was honored with the Param Vir Chakra
After this war, four Shuvoers were honored with Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military honor. In which Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey (First Battalion, Eleventh Gurkha Rifles, Posthumous), Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav (eighteenth Battalion, The Grenadiers), Rifleman Sanjay Kumar (Thirteenth Battalion, Jammu Kashmir Rifles) and Captain Vikram Batra (Thirteenth Battalion, Jammu Kashmir Rifles , Posthumous).
Patriotic music is echoing in Kajil's Fija …
Today, once again the music of patriotism in Dras, Kargil's Fija is echoing; On Friday, the fair is being held for the martyrs once again, in the honor of the martyrs, people have reached the martyr monument of Dras, while the President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including the country's big leaders, remembered the martyrs on the occasion of Kargil Day.