Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajanth Singh on Monday remembered the courageous fighters of the Kargil struggle and mentioned the nation salutes their “dedication” that stored the “integrity of the country intact”.
“On Kargil Vijay Diwas, I remember all the brave fighters of this war. Due to your indomitable courage, valour and sacrifice, the tricolour was again proudly hoisted on the inaccessible hills of Kargil. A grateful nation salutes your dedication to keeping the integrity of the country intact. Happy Kargil Vijay Diwas,” Mr Shah tweeted.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh additionally took to Twitter to pay tributes to the heroes of the Kargil struggle.
“On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, I bow to the indomitable bravery, courage and sacrifice of the Indian Army,” Mr Singh mentioned on Twitter.
Speaking to reporters, the Defence Minister mentioned: “I pay my heartfelt tribute to the brave soldiers who lost their lives during the Kargil war to protect the borders of India and keep the integrity of the country intact.”
Remembering the sacrifices and valour of heroes of the Kargil struggle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, mentioned their bravery motivates the nation day by day.
“We remember their sacrifices. We remember their valour. Today, on Kargil Vijay Diwas we pay homage to all those who lost their lives in Kargil protecting our nation. Their bravery motivates us every single day,” tweeted PM Modi.
The Indian Armed Forces had defeated Pakistan on July 26, 1999. Since then, the day is well known as “Kargil Vijay Diwas” to rekindle the satisfaction and valour of the troopers who took half in Operation Vijay.
The day marks the victory of Indian troopers in recapturing the mountain heights that have been occupied by the Pakistani Army on July 26, 1999, often called the Kargil War.
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