New Delhi : Nation on Thursday paid tribute to the fearless security men who sacrificed their lives during 1999 Kargil war against Pakistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s leadership for his support to the armed forces during Kargil war.
On july 26th 1999 the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declared operation Vijay a success.
Based on information from local shepherds, the Indian Army was able to ascertain the points of incursion and launch “Operation Vijyay .
Different Political figure’s tweeted and pays tribute to the Kargil war heroes. Prime Minister was first to tweet. PM Tweeted Our brave soldiers ensured that India remains protected and gave a befitting answer to those who tried to vitiate the atmosphere of peace.
In another tweet Sushma Swaraj wrote, “Salute to courage, valour & sacrifice of our martyrs & heroes. #Kargil Vijay Diwas”
Deffence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with army Chief Bipin Rawat ,Chief Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa paid tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti in Delhi on Kargil Vijay Diwas.
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