President, PM, military, nation hail Kargil heroes
The nation on Friday commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war to recall the valour of the soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay, recapturing strategic heights on the border seized by Pakistani troops and militants.
New Delhi : The nation on Friday commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war to recall the valour of the soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay, recapturing strategic heights on the border seized by Pakistani troops and militants.
'कारगिल विजय दिवस', हमारे कृतज्ञ राष्ट्र के लिए 1999 में कारगिल की चोटियों पर अपने सशस्त्र बलों की वीरता का स्मरण करने का दिन है।— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) July 26, 2019
हम इस अवसर पर, भारत की रक्षा करने वाले योद्धाओं के धैर्य व शौर्य को नमन करते हैं।
हम सभी शहीदों के प्रति आजीवन ऋणी रहेंगे।
जय हिन्द! 🇮🇳
"A grateful nation acknowledges the gallantry of our Armed Forces on the heights of Kargil in 1999. We salute the grit and valour of those who defended India, and record our everlasting debt to those who never returned," President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted.
कारगिल विजय दिवस पर मां भारती के सभी वीर सपूतों का मैं हृदय से वंदन करता हूं। यह दिवस हमें अपने सैनिकों के साहस, शौर्य और समर्पण की याद दिलाता है। इस अवसर पर उन पराक्रमी योद्धाओं को मेरी विनम्र श्रद्धांजलि, जिन्होंने मातृभूमि की रक्षा में अपना सर्वस्व न्योछावर कर दिया। जय हिंद! pic.twitter.com/f7cpUFLO9o— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 26, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi added: "This day reminds us of the courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers. On this occasion, my humble tribute to those mighty warriors who gave up their all to defend their motherland."
#KargilVijayDiwas : Let's pay homage to the Kargil martyrs & salute the courage, valour & sacrifice of our bravehearts.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) July 26, 2019
Let's remember the supreme sacrifice made by brave soldiers of India, to uphold & safeguard the integrity of the NATION.#20YearsOfKargilVijay #JaiHind pic.twitter.com/Xv5B9bX4cD
The Indian Air Force said: "Let's pay homage to the Kargil martyrs and salute the courage, valour and sacrifice of our bravehearts. Let's remember the supreme sacrifice made by the brave soldiers to uphold and safeguard the integrity of the nation."
The Army said that July 26, celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas, was a saga of "glorious victory" of 1999. "Indian soldiers fought legendary battles in Drass, Kaksar, Batalik and Turtok sectors.
On #KargilVijayDiwas I pay tribute to our martyrs who laid down their lives protecting our nation, 20 years ago, in Kargil. I also salute our brave men and women in uniform whose innumerable sacrifices, dedication & valour keep our country safe.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 26, 2019
Jai Hind 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/1a2zPEj26O
Salute to the courage, valour and sacrifice of our martyrs and heroes," tweeted the Additional Directorate General of Public Information in the Army. Outgoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi said: "I pay tribute to our martyrs who laid down their lives protecting our nation.
I also salute our brave men and women in uniform whose innumerable sacrifices, dedication and valour keep our country safe. Jai Hind."