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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2023: All Need to Know About it

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2023: – Every year, Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed in honour of the war heroes. the campaign ‘Operation Vijay’ was held on July 26, 1999, and saw the Indian Army seizing back control of key outposts in Ladakh after ousting Pakistani troops from the region. In 2023, Indians celebrate the 24th anniversary of the incredible victory of the Indian Armed Forces,

  • Top military officers, family members of the army personnel, and others were present to mark the commencement of the 24th Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations and lit 559 lamps at the Kargil War Memorial in the Drass area of Ladakh, in a tribute to the martyrs.

How is Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated?

  • The Prime Minister of India pays tribute to the martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate every year.
  • Kargil War memorial was also built by the Indian Army in Dras on the foothills of Tololing Hill to honour the soldiers who lost their lives during the war.
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas is being celebrated all across the country. 

Indian Air Force Operation White Sea:

  • Indian Air Force (IAF) also conducted Operation White Sea during the Kargil War in 1999.
  • the Indian Air Force jointly acted with the Indian Army to blush out regular and irregular troops of the Pakistani army.

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Martyrs, Hails Their Valour and Sacrifice

  • PM Modi wrote: “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.” he also shared an excerpt from last year’s ’Mann Ki Baat.

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