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Kargil Diwas: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, others pay tribute to Indian soldiers

Kargil Diwas: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, others pay tribute to Indian soldiers

PM Modi said that the world witnessed the valour and strength of Indian forces in the war, and he salutes not only the brave hearts who fought the war but also their mothers who gave birth to them

 PM Modi urged the nation's youth to share stories of Kargil heroes with each other through social media (Source: PTI) PM Modi urged the nation's youth to share stories of Kargil heroes with each other through social media (Source: PTI)

While commemorating the 21st anniversary of the Kargil War victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid respect to the sacrifices of Indian soldiers and praised their courage. He mentioned that their bravery motivates Indians every single day. 

PM Modi said that the world witnessed the valour and strength of Indian forces in the war, and he salutes not only the brave hearts who fought the war but also their mothers who gave birth to them. He also urged the nation's youth to share stories of Kargil heroes with each other through social media and make this day as memorable as possible.

Meanwhile, Union Minister Amit Shah tweeted about Indian forces' bravery and sacrifices which led to India's victory on obstructed mountains. 

Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari also tweeted presenting his salutations for Indian soldiers' gallantry in the war.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh shared a video with a heartfelt message assuring the families of Kargil martyrs that India will never forget the sacrifices their sons made in the war. 

Minister of Textile, Piyush Goyal paid homage to the Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the Kargil war in a tweet stating that the future generation will always draw inspiration from their lives. 

Prakash Javedkar paid a tribute to former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee in his tweet and went on to mention how under his leadership Indian soldiers performed fearlessly in the war. He also saluted all three Indian forces for the valour they showed during the war.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid her respect and said how Indian armed forces always rise against every challenge.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas to pay tribute to the soldiers. He wrote that the country will always remember the sacrifices they and their family made. 

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on 26th of July every year to commemorate India's victory against Pakistan in the 1999 Kargil war. On this day the nation pays tribute to the soldiers who fought to ensure India's triumph.

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