KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS: GOA PAYS TRIBUTE TO ARMED FORCES

Several members of the civil society, including Goa Chief minister Pramod Sawant paid their tributes to war veterans on Friday as India observed the 20th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas at Azad Maidan in Panjim.

India and Pakistan had fought a war in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir between May and July 1999. India successfully pushed back Pakistani fighters during “Operation Vijay”. Since then, the Indian Army celebrates July 26, the day the war ended, as “Vijay Diwas”.

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