New Delhi, July 26
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled the valour of the Indian armed forces in the course of the Kargil War, saying enemy perched atop heights was defeated by courageous troopers.
The nation is observing the 21st anniversary of the victory within the Kargil War on Sunday.
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.
In his month-to-month ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio handle, the prime minister additionally mentioned that the specter of coronavirus shouldn’t be over but and we have to stay vigilant towards the lethal virus.
He mentioned the deal with carrying masks and sustaining social distancing has to proceed.
Modi additionally applauded the efforts of teams in varied states together with Bihar, Jharkhand and northeast to advertise native merchandise in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He mentioned this yr’s Independence Day can be celebrated amid the pandemic and urged youth to resolve to make India self sustaining and freed from the pandemic.
Modi additionally expressed solidarity with all these affected by floods and heavy rainfall throughout India.
The Centre, the state governments, native administrations, NDRF and social organisations are working to supply all potential help to these affected, he mentioned. PTI