Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated
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Army today commemorated the 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas and paid tributes to the troopers who lost their lives during 'Operation Vijay' which was launched in 1999 to evict the Pakistan Army from the Kargil heights, a defence spokesman said.

"Lt Gen Satish Dua and all ranks of Chinar Corps paid homage to the Kargil heroes in a solemn ceremony held at the War Memorial in Badami Bagh Cantt, Srinagar which included brief narration of the Kargil War highlighting the saga of courage and valour of the soldiers who laid down their lives, prayers by religious teachers and laying of wreath in remembrance of those who participated in the operations," defence spokesman, Col NN Joshi said.

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