Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022 - Story behind Kargil war
It has been 23 years since the Kargil War. Every year 26 July is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022.
After the Indo-Pak War of 1971, numerous armed engagements took place. Nuclear tests were carried out by both nations in 1998.
The two nations signed the Lahore Declaration in 1999 and promised a peaceful resolution to the Kashmir problem to defuse the situation.
The Pakistani infiltration of Indian territory across the Line of Control was named 'Operation Badr,' and it was aimed to cut off links between Kashmir and Ladakh.
The war took place between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district. General Pervez Musharraf, the head of Pakistan's army at the time, was believed to have been behind the war.
Pakistan captured various strategic points in Indian-controlled areas by placing themselves in crucial locations.
In 1999, Pakistani infiltrator terrorists and soldiers had secretly entered the Kargil hills.
Against this infiltration, the Indian Army started ‘Operation Vijay’ and killed each infiltrator or forced them to flee
26 July 1999 was the day when the Indian Army completely freed the Kargil hills from the clutches of intruders and declared Operation Vijay a complete success.
The courage and sacrifice of those brave warriors are remembered on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas.
On Tuesday 26 July, on the special occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas,
A special event is planned for the flag-off ceremony at the war memorial. Families of martyrs have been invited to the memorial service.