Kargil conflict proved India can provide befitting reply to enemies: Rajnath Singh pays tribute to fallen troopers

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New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday (July 26, 2020) paid tributes to the fallen troopers on the event of the 21st anniversary of Kargil conflict on the National War Memorial in Delhi.Rajnath Singh recounted the phrases of veteran BJP chief after which Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee after India had declared victory. 
Singh stated that the Kargil conflict proved that India is not going to succumb to exterior pressures and that India is a accountable nation, quoting Vajpayee.  “In the name of national security we have only defended ourselves under attack we have never attacked another country. While, the Kargil war also proved that when under attack we are able to give a befitting reply,” he stated.
Singh stated that the sentiment that was witnessed 21 years in the past continues to be the identical within the nation. “We are a peace loving nation but in times of national crisis we will not shy from taking any big step to protect the unity of the country,” he stated.
Along with the defence minister, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief General M M Naravane, Air Chief Marshal R Ok S Bhadauria and Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh additionally paid tributes on the Amar Jawan Jyoti on the National War Memorial.
On July 26, 1999, the Indian Army had introduced a profitable finish to “Operation Vijay” after a nearly three-month-long battle within the icy heights of Kargil. 
War ended after Indian troopers pushed again the Pakistani troops from the captured peaks. The nation misplaced greater than 500 troopers within the conflict.
Since then the day has been noticed as “Kargil Vijay Diwas” to commemorate India’s victory within the conflict

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