Five major things you must know about Kargil Vijay Diwas!

Blog By mariam  |  26-07-17

See inside the five facts.

#6 Kargil Vijay Diwas

#6 Kargil Vijay Diwas

The Kargil war was fought between India and Pakistan for more than 60 days and ended on 26th July. The war took away many lives in India as well as Pakistan. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on 26th July every year in respect of our Soldiers.

The Indian Army says it all, "Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it, it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it."


#5 Operation Vijay

#5 Operation Vijay

Under the operation Vijay, our Mission was to capture the high outposts from Pakistan which we lost earlier.


#4 Many lives were Lost

#4 Many lives were Lost

India regained a greater amount of Kargil in the war though many lives were lost and the war continued for about 60 days.


#3 Prime Minister Tributes our Soldier

#3 Prime Minister Tributes our Soldier

At Amar Jawan Jyoti in India Gate every year on this day, Prime Minister of India pays tribute to the 527 Indian Army soldiers who lost their lives in War.


#2 'Kargil Vijay Diwas'

#2 'Kargil Vijay Diwas'

The War ended on 26th July and therefore, to honour the fearless soldiers of our country this day was named as Kargil Vijay Diwas.


#1 Sattu (toasted Gram Flour)

#1 Sattu 
(toasted Gram Flour)

A very interesting fact told by the government contractor related to Kargil war, Hussain. He said,"Do you think it would have been possible for to cook langars for the soldiers while Pakistan was shelling and bombing. No, it was not. Sattu(toasted gram flour) mixed with ghee and sugar actually won the Kargil War. The locals of Drass and Kargil region who fought valiantly with Indian Army had sattu in their pockets to win this important War."








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