They also perform Daredevil Stunts on Royal Enfield celebrating the occasion.
The Kargil War is one of the most prominent wars between India and Pakistan. This famous Kargil conflict is also referred to as Operation Vijay, which was the name of the Indian operation to clear the Kargil sector.
Since then every year, July 26 is celebrated as the Kargil Vijay Diwas in IndiaPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday tweeted his “humble tributes to all those valiant warriors” that fought during the Kargil War in 1999 when India defeated Pakistan to recapture all posts occupied by the neighboring country.
“I salute all the brave sons of Mother India on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas from my heart. This day reminds us of the courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers. I pay my humble tributes to all those valiant warriors who sacrificed everything to protect the motherland. Jai Hind!” Modi tweeted in Hindi.
“During the Kargil War in 1999, I had the opportunity to go to Kargil and show solidarity with our brave soldiers. This was the time when I was working for my Party in J&K as well as Himachal Pradesh. The visit to Kargil and interactions with soldiers are unforgettable,” he added.
Modi attached a video with scenes from the Kargil War Memorial in Dras town in Jammu and Kashmir, photographs of soldiers, who fought the war with the Tricolour, and his speeches to mark the day.
India launched Operation Vijay to clear the posts in the high-altitude Kargil sector, which was occupied by the Pakistani soldiers and infiltrators on the Indian side of the Line of Control.
The armies of the nuclear-armed nations fought the war between May and July in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir and elsewhere along the LoC. It took about three months for the Indian forces to recapture the posts.
India lost 527 soldiers in the war.