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Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th anniversarty celebrations: 'Victory Flame' to be taken from Delhi to Dras

"The Year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of victory in 'Operation Vijay', popularly known as the 'Kargil War'. The Kargil War is a saga of strong political, military and diplomatic actions. The nation shall be celebrating the 20th anniversary of victory this year in Kargil War with pride, honour and inspiration," the Army said.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Bollywood films on 1999 Kargil war martyrs

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year to commemorate India’s victory in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan. On this day, we list all the Bollywood movies which have been set in the backdrop of the 1999 Kargil War.


Kargil Vijay Diwas: A memorial themed on the martyr’s hobby

A statue of Saurabh stands on his favourite rock. Around it, is a tableau of 63 figures representing Indian soldiers and Pakistani infiltrators. Nearby, another boulder depicts Kargil Hill, on which the figure of an Indian soldier stands, Tricolour in hand.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Capt Vikram Batra, the soldier in frontline

Vikram Batra died while fighting enemies on July 7, 1999, at point 4875 in Kargil sector. He had killed five Pakistani soldiers in a combat assault at point 4875.

Captain Saurabh Kalia, the first Kargil martyr

The family is fighting a long legal battle to declare the death of Captain Saurabh Kalia along with five other soldiers a war crime committed by the Pakistan Army.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Capt Amol Kalia, first soldier in the family, but not the last one

Amol Kalia was an expert in mountain warfare and had been given the task of recapturing Point 5203 at a height of 17,000 feet in the Kargil-Yaldor region, from soldiers of the Pakistani Army’s Northern Light Infantry. He was martyred along with 13 other soldiers.


#KargilVijayDiwas: Twitter flooded with tributes to brave Indian soldiers who fought the 1999 war against Pakistan

Although the rough terrain and high altitude of the Himalayan regions made it difficult for the soldiers during the war, the Indian army conducted Operation Vijay, successfully evicted Pakistani soldiers and recaptured the Tiger Hill and other posts in 1999.

Global architects to design war memorial

Senior officials of the Army said on Sunday that the suggestion from Modi came during a presentation made by the Army to the PM.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Residents pay homage to war heroes

A team of senior members of Aam Admi party also paid homage to the martyrs by lighting candles on the occasion.

Delhi confidential: The perfect goodbye

Army chief General Bikram Singh will be visiting the Kargil memorial at Dras on July 25, a day prior to the Kargil Vijay Diwas.

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Kargil Vijay Divas: All about the heroes of the 1999 'Operation Vijay' on its 18th anniversary

A glimpse of the war heroes whose valour and heroism led to the capture of 'Tiger Hill' in 'Operation Vijay' during the 1999 Kargil War.