Kargil Vijay Diwas: Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain pays homage to war heroes

Video Credit: ANI
Published on July 26, 2020 - Duration: 01:10s

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain pays homage to war heroes

Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on July 26 paid tribute to soldiers on the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas, at Victory at Sea War Memorial in Visakhapatnam.

The Indian armed forces had defeated Pakistan on July 26, 1999.

Since then, the day is celebrated as 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' to rekindle the pride and valour of the soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay.

The day marks the victory of Indian soldiers in recapturing the mountain heights that were occupied by the Pakistani Army on July 26, 1999, known as the Kargil War.

You are here

๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Eastern Naval Command

Naval command of Eastern region, India


Country in South Asia
Atal Rohtang Tunnel is the first tunnel in the world in terms of altitude near Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh. Atal tunnel is also important because it will..
Credit: DNA - Published 24 minutes ago

Hours after Pakistan raked Kashmir at the United Nations (UN), India slammed Pakistan and highlighted its role in supporting and aiding terrorism.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 hours ago

First Secretary in the country's Permanent Mission to the UN Vidisha Maitra said: โ€œPakistan is a country which is globally recognised as the epicenter of..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 7 hours ago

Pakistan Army

Ground warfare branch of Pakistan's military
Pakistani troops on Monday resorted to intense shelling in forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, prompting strong..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 day ago

With Pakistan Army trying hard to push terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian Army has deployed additional 3,000 troops in Jammu and Kashmir to..
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

The Army Chief also commended the use of technology to ensure effective day and night surveillance across the LoC which has resulted in many successful..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Related videos from verified sources

U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral will visit Kern County for round table discussion Monday 37:58
Video credit: 23ABC News | Bakersfield - Published 1 week ago 

Indian diplomat recites poems on Hindi Diwas 03:09
Video credit: ANI - Published 1 week ago 

Shopian encounter: 'Former SPO who became terrorist neutralized,' says IGP Kashmir 01:50
Video credit: ANI - Published on August 28, 2020 

You might like