Kargil Vijay Divas Slogans of Bharat Mata Ki Jai echoed on the streets of Srinagar, Kargil Vijay Divas celebrated with full enthusiasm

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Kargil Vijay Divas Celebration at Srinagar

Highlights

  • Torch Yatra taken out in memory of martyr soldiers
  • People welcomed the torch with the tricolor in their hands
  • Slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ echoed during the torch march

Kargil Vijay Divas: Today the whole country is bowing to the brave soldiers of Kargil War. In this sequence, Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated with great enthusiasm in Srinagar also. In the ceremony organized on this occasion, tributes were paid to the martyred soldiers with moist eyes. The main function was celebrated at Badami Bagh, Srinagar. The ceremony was attended by school students, NCC cadets and Indian Army personnel.

Torch Yatra in memory of martyr soldiers

On this occasion Mashal Yatra was taken out in memory of the martyr soldiers of Kargil. The Yatra was taken out from Badami Bagh Srinagar via Jhelum River to Zero Bridge Srinagar. People on both sides of Jhelum welcomed this torch with the tricolor in their hands. The torch was received by several dignitaries and corporators at Ziro Bridge. For the first time, tributes were paid to the martyrs of Kargil at the Zero Bridge in Srinagar. During this, the tricolor was waving all around. Such was the atmosphere of enthusiasm and festivities that slogans of Bharat Mata Ki Jai were echoing on the streets of Srinagar. Everyone was proud of the victory torch.

Kargil Vijay Divas Celebration at Srinagar

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Kargil Vijay Divas Celebration at Srinagar

Talking to India TV, the local people and corporators here said, today we are proudly raising the tricolor and paying homage to those martyrs because of the sacrifice of the martyr jawans of Kargil. The Mashal Yatra from Jeera Bridge ended at Lal Chowk via Iqbal Park.

Kargil Vijay Divas Celebration at Srinagar

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Kargil Vijay Divas Celebration at Srinagar

Kargil Vijay Diwas a symbol of exceptional valor of armed forces: President

President Draupadi Murmu termed ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ as a symbol of exceptional valor of the armed forces and said the people of the country will always be indebted to the brave soldiers who laid down their lives to protect Mother India. Murmu tweeted, ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas is a symbol of extraordinary valor, valor and determination of our armed forces. I bow to all the brave soldiers who laid down their lives to protect Mother India. All the countrymen will always be indebted to these martyrs and their families. Jai Hind.’

Kargil Vijay Diwas a symbol of pride and glory of Maa Bharati: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted the brave sons of the country who displayed indomitable courage in the defense of the motherland. PM Modi tweeted, ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas is a symbol of pride and glory of Maa Bharati. On this occasion, my salute to all the brave sons of the country, who have accomplished their valor in the defense of the motherland.

The fierce war went on for three months

Let us tell you that the Indian Army had declared the success of ‘Operation Vijay’ on 26 July 1999, declaring victory after nearly three months of war in the high mountainous areas of Kargil in Ladakh. 26 July is celebrated as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ to remember India’s victory. More than 500 soldiers from the country were martyred in the Kargil war.

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