- On the 20th anniversary of Vijay Day, Modi shared photos of Kargil tour in 1999
- Army Chief General Bipin Rawat paid homage to martyrs in Kargil dras
- Weather canceled at Drass, fly past of fighter jets who participated in Kargil war
- President Ramnath Kovind will not be disturbed due to bad weather, will pay homage to martyrs in Srinagar
Jul 26, 2019, 11:01 AM IST
new Delhi. 20 years have passed since the success of Operation Victory in Kargil (July 26). On this occasion, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh paid homage to the martyrs of the War Memorial in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his pictures of 1999 with the jawans. President Ramnath Kovind was about to go to War Memorial in Drass, but due to bad weather, he will now pay homage to the soldiers in Badami Bag Cantonment in Srinagar.
Recalling the Kargil war on Twitter, Prime Minister Modi said, "During the war, I got an opportunity to go to Kargil and show strength with brave soldiers. Then for his party, he was working in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. It is unforgettable to go to Kargil and meet the soldiers there.
In another tweet, he said, "I commend the heart of all the heroes of Mother Bharti on Kargil Vijay Day. This day reminds us of the courage, bravery and dedication of soldiers. A humble tribute to mighty warriors, who favored everyone in the defense of the motherland. Jai Hind!"
Army Chief paid homage to the martyrs in Drass
Due to bad weather, the fly past of fighter jets who participated in the Kargil war was canceled. However, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat paid homage to the martyrs only in Drass. He said that if Pakistan continues to support the pseudo-war against India then action like a surgical strike will be reinstated.
The President said – This is the day of remembrance of the bravery of the Armed Forces
President Kovind tweeted, "Kargil Vijay Diwas, for our thankful nation, it is a day to remember the bravery of the Armed Forces on Kargil peaks in 1999. We bow to the patience and bravery of warriors who protect India on this occasion. We will be lifelong debtor to all the martyrs. "