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 honour 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 .
Here is the list of Pride Odia’s who led their Life in the Battle field 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 Mohrana
- Signalman Rajan Sahu
- Squadron Leader Ojha