New Delhi: The president Draupadi Murmu has paid homage to the martyrs who died in the Kargil war on the occasion of the 23rd year of the Kargil Vijay Divas.
“I salute all the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation. The nation and its people are always
indebted to the martyrs and their families. This is a symbol of the valour and determination of Indian military forces”, the President tweeted.
Draupadi Murmu was sworn in to the position of the Indian President yesterday.
PM Narendra Modi and Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had also extended their tributes to the martyrs. The PM said that this day shows the pride and greatness of mother India.
India started celebrating July 26 as Vijay Diwas after the victory in Kargil. Every year, the country revives that memory by paying tributes to the 527 brave soldiers that the nation lost in the Kargil war.