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Kargil Diwas 2019: PM Modi shares pictures of 'unforgettable' 1999 visit

During the Kargil War in 1999, I had the opportunity to go to Kargil and show solidarity with our brave soldiers, PM Modi tweeted

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Photo: Twitter@narendramodi

As the nation observes the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, Prime Minister on Friday shared pictures of his visit to the area during the conflict and his interaction with the soldiers.

"During the in 1999, I had the opportunity to go to Kargil and show solidarity with our brave soldiers," he said on Twitter.

The prime minister said that in 1999, he was working for the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

"The visit to Kargil and interactions with soldiers are unforgettable," Modi said.

In the photographs, he is seen interacting with army men and meeting wounded soldiers.

First Published: Fri, July 26 2019. 09:10 IST
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