On Kargil Vijay Diwas, PM Modi honours memory of the fallen soldierstext_fields
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi honoured the soldiers who gave their lives for India's victory over Pakistan in the Kargil war in 1999 on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Wednesday.
The country's people would always find inspiration from India's legendary heroes, as highlighted by Kargil Vijay Diwas, the prime minister declared in a tweet in Hindi.
"Jai Hind," Modi said.
The Indian Army had launched a fierce counterassault to push back Pakistani forces that had stealthily occupied important heights in Ladakh in 1999.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed to mark India's win over its neighbour.
With PTI inputs