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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Arun Jaitley, Chiefs of defence forces pay floral tributes at Amar Jawan Jyoti


Kargil Vijay Diwas: Arun Jaitley, Chiefs of defence forces pay floral tributes at Amar Jawan Jyoti

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): On the occasion of Vijay Diwas on Wednesday, the nation is remembering its brave heroes. Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and three Chiefs of Services laid floral tributes at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate.

Jaitley said that Vijay Diwas reminds us of India's military prowess and the great sacrifices made by the armed forces while steadfastly keeping India safe. Vijay Diwas, celebrated on July 26, commemorates India's emphatic victory against Pakistan and honours the war heroes.

On this day in 1999, the Indian Army successfully took control of posts at a treacherous high altitude and glaciated terrain across the Himalayas in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, after fighting for 60 days.

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