Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: Significance, commemorations, quotes and wishes
- Today is the 23rd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas
- India won the war and made Pakistan retreat from invaded territories in 1999
- ‘Operation Vijay’ ended on July 26, 1999
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year. This day commemorates India's victory over Pakistan in the Kargil War in the year 1999. It was a 60 days long fight and was known as “Operation Vijay”. Today is the 23rd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas. The Prime Minister of India will pay homage to the martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. The day will be observed throughout India. Functions are organized in many states to commemorate the contributions of the Indian Armed Forces and the martyrs who laid down their life in this war.
On this day we also remember the valor of our armed forces who fought to recapture the territories invaded by Pakistan in 1999.
Kargil Vijay Diwas’s Commemoration
The Indian Army will flag off the Kargil Vijay Diwas motorbike expedition from Delhi on the 23rd anniversary. A special event will also take place for the flag-off ceremony at the war memorial. Families of martyrs along with other dignitaries have also been invited to the memorial service. Various cultural performances are planned. Dance performances, patriotic songs, and various other events also have been organized to celebrate this day.
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“We fight to win and win with a knockout because there are no runners up in war”- General JJ Singh
"If death strikes before I prove my blood, I swear I'll kill death" - Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey
"Victory doesn't come cheap, we also had to carry some biers... A tribute to the martyrs of India" - Amitesh Sodhiya
“Ye dil maange more”- Captain Vikram Batra
Wishes being shared as messages
Our flag does not fly because the wind moves, it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it. Happy Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022!
Real Heroes don't have a name on the back of their jersey. They wear their country's flag. Thank you India's Real Heroes!
Remembering the sacrifices made by the jawans during the 1999 war against Pakistan. Jai Hind...Kargil Vijay Diwas!
Salute to all the brave soldiers of the Indian Army who laid down their lives fighting for our nation.