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Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi, President Murmu Rajnath Singh pay tributes to bravehearts

Published on Jul 26, 2023 01:29 PM IST
  • PM Modi, President Murmu, Rajnath Singh and other leaders pay tributes to bravehearts on the occasion of 24th Kargil Vijay Diwas.
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Kargil Vijay Diwas is marked every year to pay homage to the fallen soldiers in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan. On the occasion of the 24th Anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas which is being observed today, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Anil Chauhan, Army Chief General Manoj Pande, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar, other top Army Commanders and Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Brig (Retd) BD Mishra laid wreaths at Kargil War Memorial in Dras, Ladakh. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 26, 2023 01:29 PM IST

Kargil Vijay Diwas is marked every year to pay homage to the fallen soldiers in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan. On the occasion of the 24th Anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas which is being observed today, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Anil Chauhan, Army Chief General Manoj Pande, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar, other top Army Commanders and Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Brig (Retd) BD Mishra laid wreaths at Kargil War Memorial in Dras, Ladakh. (PTI)

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was the chief guest at the sombre commemoration event in Dras in the Kargil district of Ladakh. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was the chief guest at the sombre commemoration event in Dras in the Kargil district of Ladakh. (PTI)

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He laid a wreath at the Kargil War Memorial in memory of the fallen bravehearts in the icy heights of Kargil. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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He laid a wreath at the Kargil War Memorial in memory of the fallen bravehearts in the icy heights of Kargil. (PTI)

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Singh said, "I salute the brave sons of our soil, who sacrificed their all in the service and protection of their motherland. I salute our jawans, who put the nation first and did not hesitate to sacrifice their lives to defend our motherland." (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Singh said, "I salute the brave sons of our soil, who sacrificed their all in the service and protection of their motherland. I salute our jawans, who put the nation first and did not hesitate to sacrifice their lives to defend our motherland." (PTI)

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Union Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt lays a wreath at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas in Delhi.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Union Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt lays a wreath at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas in Delhi.(PTI)

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After the wreath-laying ceremony, the Raksha Mantri met with the family members of the soldiers. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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After the wreath-laying ceremony, the Raksha Mantri met with the family members of the soldiers. (PTI)

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The event was graced by the presence of the war heroes and Veer Naris, Veer Matas and relatives of the soldiers, who laid down their lives on the line on duty during the conflict. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The event was graced by the presence of the war heroes and Veer Naris, Veer Matas and relatives of the soldiers, who laid down their lives on the line on duty during the conflict. (AFP)

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"Kargil Vijay Diwas brings to the fore the heroic saga of those wonderful bravehearts of India, who will always remain an inspiration for the countrymen. On this special day, I bow down and salute them from the bottom of my heart. Long live India!," PM Modi tweeted in Hindi. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"Kargil Vijay Diwas brings to the fore the heroic saga of those wonderful bravehearts of India, who will always remain an inspiration for the countrymen. On this special day, I bow down and salute them from the bottom of my heart. Long live India!," PM Modi tweeted in Hindi. (AFP)

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President Droupadi Murmu also paid tributes and said that heroic stories of bravehearts will always inspire generations to come.  (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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President Droupadi Murmu also paid tributes and said that heroic stories of bravehearts will always inspire generations to come.  (AFP)

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Tri-Services band performs at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas in Delhi.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Tri-Services band performs at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas in Delhi.(PTI)

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