President, PM salute martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas

  • President, PM salute martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas

President, PM salute martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas

The Army had also organised an event at the Lal Gate at Garhi Cantt on the occasion of the Kargil Vijay Diwas. Jai Hind. Kargil Vijay Diwas. A Congress insider said the feeling was that the party did not want to give credit to the BJP for the victory in Kargil. He was later awarded Maha Vir Chakra for his act of bravery which is the second highest military decoration in India. Then Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh paid tribute to martyrs on the Tenth anniversary of the Kargil War in 2009, which is just after Chandrashekhar asked for it.

It's been 18 years of that deadly battle fought between India and Pakistan. He said seven soldiers from Manipur sacrificed their lives during the 74 days long Kargil War. The Indian soldiers had secured this victory after a three-month conflict that led to a loss of lives from both sides with the Indian side losing almost 490 officers, soldiers and jawans. He volunteered to undertake the daring commando mission on a rock cliff face with well fortified enemy machine gun post.

"We share the loss of his parents and family members and express our gratitude to them for giving the country such a fearless son who has made not only Nagaland but the entire country proud".

Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Neiphrezo Keditsu also addressed the gathering.

Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed to honour the war heroes and participants.

"The ex-gratia stood nowhere in comparison to their pious sacrifice but the blasphemous denial of the State Government to provide financial assistance to the national heroes would be vociferously agitated by the Panthers Party", infuriated Harsh said.

But why was this war fought in the first place? The programme was attended by family members of Captain N. Kenguruse, rank and files of Assam Rifles, ex-servicemen, Kohima SP, 10th NAP CO, police officers, students, villagers, GBs, public leaders and others.