Hailing the sacrifices of India’s soldiers on the 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India will never forget the fearlessness with which the soldiers gave a befitting and unforgettable reply to the intruders.
In a string of tweets on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, Modi said, “We recall with pride, the firmness demonstrated by India’s political leadership in 1999, which ensured a decisive victory in Kargil.”
“India will never forget the fearlessness with which our courageous soldiers gave a befitting & unforgettable reply to the intruders,” he tweeted.
PM said, “On Kargil Vijay Diwas I bow to every valiant soldier who fought for India till the very last breath. Their heroic sacrifices inspire us.”
The battle took place between India and Pakistan during May-July, 2016. The conflict was triggered after Pakistani soldiers managed to occupy key positions on the Indian side of
the Line of Control in Kargil sector. It had officially come to an end on July 26, 2016.