The 2-day occasion to mark Vijay Diwas and commemorate the martyrdom of the 559 troopers within the 1999 Kargil struggle kicked-started right here on Tuesday. The celebrations start at Lamochen viewpoint the place struggle heroes and households of fallen troopers remembered the courageous souls.
Northern Military Commander Lieutenant Basic Upendra Dwivedi was the chief visitor. After that, a cultural programme was held which was graced by Military Chief Gen Manoj Pande.
Later within the night, tributes have been provided on the Kargil Battle Memorial right here. The Military chief, many present and former prime military officers have been additionally current on the event.
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With a view to paying homage to the supreme sacrifice made by the troopers throughout ‘Operation Vijay’, 559 lamps, every symbolising a braveheart, have been lit on the Veer Bhoomi.
The Military chief additionally felicitated the households of the fallen troopers.
The celebration, generally known as Shaurya Sandhya, commenced with an emotional rendition of patriotic songs by Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre Fusion Band.
The solemn ceremony was additionally attended by quite a lot of normal public and navy dignitaries, Veer Naris, Veer Matas and Battle Heroes of Kargil. The memorable occasion was a tribute to nice sacrifices made by our courageous troopers in service of the Nation.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to pay homage on the struggle memorial on Wednesday.
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