India Remembers Kargil War Martyrs on 23rd Anniversary, Rajnath Singh Says War Was Imposed on India

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India Remembers Kargil War Martyrs on 23rd Anniversary, Rajnath Singh Says War Was Imposed on India

India on July 26, 2023, remembered the 23rd anniversary of the Kargil War, in which 527 Indian soldiers laid down their lives to defend the country’s borders.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to the martyrs at the Kargil War Memorial in Drass, Ladakh. He said that the war was imposed on India and that Pakistan had backstabbed the country.

“The Kargil war was imposed on India. We were backstabbed by Pakistan. But our soldiers showed exemplary courage and valour and defeated the enemy,” Singh said.

He said that the war had taught India a valuable lesson and that the country was now better prepared to deal with any challenges.

“The Kargil war was a defining moment in India’s history. It taught us the importance of being prepared for any eventuality. We have learnt our lessons and we are now better prepared to deal with any challenges,” Singh said.

He also said that the war had brought the country together and that it had strengthened the resolve of the people to defend the nation.

“The Kargil war brought the country together. It strengthened the resolve of the people to defend the nation. We will never forget the sacrifices of our soldiers,” Singh said.

The Kargil War was a 1999 armed conflict between India and Pakistan. The war began on May 3, 1999, when Pakistan-backed militants crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and captured Indian military posts in the Kargil sector of Ladakh.

The Indian Army launched a massive operation to evict the militants from the captured posts. The war lasted for 60 days and ended on July 26, 1999, with the withdrawal of the Pakistani forces.

The Kargil War was a major victory for India. It showed the world that India was capable of defending its borders and that it would not tolerate any aggression from Pakistan.

The war also had a significant impact on Indo-Pakistan relations. The two countries have been engaged in a number of rounds of talks since the war, but they have not been able to resolve the Kashmir issue.

The Kargil War is a reminder of the sacrifices that Indian soldiers make to protect the country. It is also a reminder of the importance of national unity and the need to be prepared for any challenges.

The Kargil War was a defining moment in India’s history. It taught the country the importance of being prepared for any eventuality and it strengthened the resolve of the people to defend the nation. The war is a reminder of the sacrifices that Indian soldiers make to protect the country and it is a call to action for all Indians to be united and to be prepared for any challenges.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

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