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Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Fauji dil ki baatein program

Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the successful Operation Vijay, carried out by Indian Army jawans during the Kargil war, is celebrated in India on 26 July. On this day in 1999, India soldiers successfully took command of the high outposts in Kargil which were occupied by Pakistan. Remembering the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the motherland, a Facebook group 'Fauji dil ki baatein' organised a special program for the Army soldiers in New Delhi. Ex-Army officer Navin Gulia and Retd Major Rakesh Sharma were the special guests of the program.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 July 2019, 08:55:11 PM
Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

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Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the successful Operation Vijay carried out by Indian Armed forces personnel during the Kargil war, is celebrated in India on 26 July. On this day in 1999, India soldiers successfully took command of the high outposts in Kargil which were occupied by Pakistan. (Image courtesy: Shalu Gupta)

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

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Remembering the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the motherland, a Facebook group 'Fauji dil ki baatein' organised a special program for the Army soldiers in New Delhi. Ex-Army Officer Navin Gulia and Retd Major Rakesh Sharma were the special guests of the program.

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

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Ex-Army officer Navin Gulia, who was declared 'permanently disabled' at the age of just 22, following an injury he had sustained during his final days of training at Indian Military Academy, is an epitome of courage and resilience.

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

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Retd Major Rakesh Sharma being welcomed by Dishi Bora, who runs the 'Fauji dil ki baatein' page on social media. The group is dedicated to our defence forces personnel who protect us by sacrificing their lives. 

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

Kargil Vijay Diwas Special: Remembering the sacrifice of our jawans

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Border Security Force (BSF) artillery unit personnel who were deployed on three locations and had effectively targeted enemy positions during the Kargil War.