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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: From PM Modi to President Kovind, tweets commemorating India's win pour in

On July 26, 1999, Exactly 20 Years Ago This Day, India Not Only Emerged Invictus In Kargil War Against Pakistan But Also Witnessed The Sacrifice Of Many Soldiers Who Selflessly Fought For The Dignity Of The Country

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 26 Jul 2019, 10:18:06 AM
From PM Narendra Modi to President Ram Nath Kovind, war veterans to former soldiers, took to twitter to commemorate India's victory

New Delhi:

Every year, July 26 is observed as Kargil Vijay Diwas to commemorate the success of the Indian Army against infiltrating Pakistani troops. From PM Narendra Modi to President Ram Nath Kovind, war veterans to former soldiers, took to twitter to commemorate India's victory. On July 26, 1999, exactly 20 years ago this day, India not only emerged invictus in Kargil War against Pakistan but also witnessed the sacrifice of many soldiers who selflessly fought for the dignity of the country.

Taking to Twitter, President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted, “On Kargil Vijay Diwas, 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.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted some pictures from 1999 when he visited the soldiers in Kargil to express his solidarity.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who will visit Kargil today also paid his tribute.

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First Published : 26 Jul 2019, 10:18:06 AM