India celebrates 20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

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India is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas today. It was on this day in 1999 that India regained control over the high outposts taken over by Pakistan.

The theme of this year’s celebrations is ‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’.

President Ram Nath Kovind expressed his gratitude towards the bravehearts over Twitter.

Kovind will visit the Kargil War Memorial in Dras, Jammu and Kashmir and will pay homage to soldiers and officers of the Indian Army who were martyred during Operation Vijay.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking to Twitter shared his experience of interacting with the soldiers during the war.

Modi will lead the nation in paying homage to the soldiers in the national capital.

It may be noted that the celebrations of the 20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas began in Delhi on 14th of this month.

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