Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the success of Operation Vijay. On this day, 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, ended on 26 July. and resulted in the loss of life on both sides, India and Pakistan. Pakistan retreated after international diplomatic pressure.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on 26 July every year in honor of the Kargil War’s Heroes. This day is celebrated in the Kargil – Dras sector and the national capital New Delhi, where the Prime Minister of India, pays homage to the soldiers at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate every year. Functions are also organized all over the nation to commemorate the contribution of the Armed forces.
On this day of Pride, OdiaLive pays tribute to the brave Proud Soldiers who led their lives for the sake of our Nation.
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Odisha Remembers Its War Heroes
Here is the list of Pride Odia’s who led their Life in the Battlefield of Kargil.
Major Padmapani Acharya
Driver-Soldier Gopinath Moharana
Flight Engineer Raj Kishore Sahoo
Lance Naik Ram Kumar Pradhan
Naik Sachidananda Malik
Lance Naik Manas Ranjan Sahu
Rifleman Linkon Pradhan
Sergeant Raj Kishore Sahu
Sepoy Gopinath Moharana
Signalman Rajan Sahu
Squadron Leader Ojha