In Pictures- BSF Celebrates 20 Years of Victory in Kargil War at Srinagar

July 23

Firdous Qadri

The year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the successful culmination of Operation Vijay wherein soldiers of the Indian Army won the Kargil war.

A press release issued to The Kashmiriyat stated that the the design of the Victory has been inspired by the grit, guts and glory displayed by the soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice for the motherland in the finest tradition of the Indian Army.

On this occasion, the Indian Army is celebrating this victory in memory of its brave martyrs with events covering a myriad spectrum/ Photo- Firdous Qadri~ The Kashmiriyat


IG BSF Abhinow Kumar was honoured as Chief guest./ Photo- Firdous Qadri~ The Kashmiriyat

The event was attended by Lt Gen  GOC-in-C Northern command,  Fire and Fury Corps and a large number of officer & civil dignitaries./ Photo- Firdous Qadri~ The Kashmiriyat

The Kargil War Memorial brings alive the theme of the 20th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas -‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’, the press release further read. / Photo- Firdous Qadri~ The Kashmiriyat

“We ‘remember’ our martyrs by revisiting their sacrifices, we ‘rejoice’ by celebrating the victory in Kargil and we ‘renew’ our resolve to safeguard the honour of the Tricolour,” the BSF Press release said/ Photo- Firdous Qadri~ The Kashmiriyat