New Delhi, 26 July 2020:Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla has paid tributes to martyrs of Kargil war on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas today.
In his message Shri Birla said, 'Today, on the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas, a grateful nation pays homage to the brave soldiers who laid down their lives fighting transgression on our borders. Our brave soldiers, with their valour and patriotism, upheld the honour of the country. My tributes to the martyrs.'
The Kargil war was fought in 1999 against Pakistani intrusion into Indian territory. The Indian armed forces defended the nation and expelled the intruders. They showed exemplary courage and valour against the nefarious designs of the enemy.