Rajnath Singh pays tributes to fallen soldiers on ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’

As the country celebrates the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas on Sunday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh remembered the sacrifices and the valour of the Indian Army during the 1999 Kargil War with Pakistan and said, their sacrifice will always work as a “motivating power for us”.

Singh, along with MoS Defence Shripad Naik and three service chiefs, paid tributes to the fallen soldiers who fought valiantly during Kargil War at National War Memorial this morning.

India observes Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26 every year to mark the anniversary of the day we achieved victory over Pakistani infiltrators in the 1999 Kargil War.

This day is also a day of remembrance for the hundreds of Indian soldiers who died in this war initiated by Pakistan.