Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh laid the wreath, remembering jawans on the 24th anniversary of Kargil Vijaya Diwas. According to sources, on July 26, Singh arrived in the district of Ladakh and paid homage to the fallen soldiers, who sacrificed their lives in the 1999 Kargil War between India and Pakistan. Besides Rajnath Singh, Army Chief General Monoj Pande also paid floral tribute to the jawans.
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Actor turned producer Jackky Bhagnani is working on several projects and music video ventures simultaneously. Recently he shared his excitement about his new venture, which is on the Indian Air Force and the role they played during the Kargil war. Inspired by the IAF, Bhagnani shared, " when I got the opportunity to meet Group Captain Anupam Banerjee Sahab, I thought that this story must be told."
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
On July 26, 1999, Kargil War was fought between India and Pakistan where Indian soldiers successfully reoccupied the Indian territories from Pakistanis. Since then this day is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas in India. Several politicians including PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter to commemorate this day. He wrote, “Today, on Kargil Vijay Diwas we pay homage to all those who lost their lives in Kargil protecting our nation.”
Amid political crisis in Pakistan, ex-PM Nawaz Sharif has blamed Army Generals for pushing the country into the 1999 Kargil war with India. Sharif said the soldiers were left to die on peaks without sufficient food and weapons. He criticized Parvez Musharraf for dragging Pakistan into war for personal gains as Pakistan achieved nothing of it. India had won the 3-month-long war decisively by pushing back Pakistani forces from Kargil-sector.… read-more