Won't allow another Kargil: Army Chief General Dalbir Singhtext_fields
Jammu and Kashmir: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag Saturday said the armed forces will not let another Kargil- like conflict to take place.
After paying tributes to the Kargil war martyrs at a memorial in Jammu and Kashmir, he said the "Army won't allow another Kargil".
The Army will hold a memorial service at the Kargil War Memorial, where religious leaders will hold prayers. This will be followed by lighting of lamps.
The wreath-laying ceremony for the martyrs will be held tomorrow which will be followed by an interaction with Veer Naris.
The Kargil war, which began in May 1999, lasted for more than two months before Pakistani soldiers, a bulk of them drawn from its Northern Light
Infantry, and irregulars withdrew from the mountain tops they had occupied overlooking the Srinagar-Leh highway.
In the conflict, the Indian Army lost 490 officers, soldiers and jawans.