New Delhi, July 26
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to armed forces to mark the 21st anniversary of India’s victory over Pakistan within the Kargil conflict, saying their valour continues to encourage generations.
The Kargil conflict was declared over on July 26, 1999, after Indian troopers pushed again Pakistani troops, a bulk of them drawn from the neighbouring nation’s Northern Light Infantry, from the captured peaks in Kargil.
The day is noticed as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ to commemorate India’s victory.
“On Kargil Vijay Diwas, we remember the courage and determination of our armed forces, who steadfastly protected our nation in 1999. Their valour continues to inspire generations,” Modi tweeted, including that he would converse extra about it in his Mann Ki Baat handle.
The prime minister used the hashtag #CourageInKargil.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah additionally mentioned the nation is pleased with the heroes who’re devoted to defending it and who drove away the enemy from the arduous hills of Kargil.
On the 21st anniversary of the nation’s victory over Pakistan within the Kargil conflict, Shah mentioned the “Kargil Vijay Diwas” is an emblem of India’s self-respect, wonderful valour and steadfast management.
“I bow to the bravehearts, who, with their indomitable courage, drove the enemy from the difficult hills of Kargil and waved the tricolour there again. The country is proud of the heroes of India who are dedicated to protecting the motherland,” he mentioned in a tweet in Hindi. PTI