Kargil Vijay Diwas 2023

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2023
  News
    2023 Kargil Vijay Diwas observed
      24th anniversary of Kargil War
  What
    Annual celebration
      Dedicated to soldiers of 1999 Kargil War
        Kargil Conflict
          Last war between two South Asian neighbours
          Took place between May and July 1999
          Occurred along the Line of Control
          Initiated by Pakistani infiltration
            In violation of 1972 Shimla Agreement
    Commemorates India's victory
      In Operation Vijay
        Military operation by India
          Against Pakistan
        Indian troops evicted enemy troops
          From Tiger Hill
          From several other important locations
  When
    Observed on July 26th

News

  • The 2023 Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed, marking the 24th anniversary of the Kargil War.

What

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas is an annual celebration dedicated to honoring the soldiers who fought in the 1999 Kargil War, also known as the Kargil Conflict.
  • The Kargil War was the last war between two South Asian neighbors, India and Pakistan. It took place between May and July 1999 and occurred along the Line of Control.
  • The conflict was initiated by Pakistani infiltration, which was in violation of the 1972 Shimla Agreement.

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Commemorates India’s Victory

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas commemorates India’s victory in “Operation Vijay,” a military operation carried out by India against Pakistan.
  • During Operation Vijay, Indian troops successfully evicted enemy troops from strategic locations, including Tiger Hill and several other important positions.

When

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed annually on July 26th.

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