Kargil Vijay Diwas 2020: Government's Online Quiz For Students

Kargil Vijay Diwas Day 2020: BSF troopers pay homage battle memorial in Srinagar (July 2019)

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2020: India will rejoice the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26. Individuals throughout the nation, on that day, bear in mind and pay homage to the troopers who made the final word sacrifice combating Pakistani enemies. The Kargil Conflict was fought throughout Could-July of 1999, within the Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir, alongside the Line of Management. This 12 months a nationwide degree on-line quiz has been organised by the federal government, “to inculcate patriotism amongst college students.” 

“Saluting the indomitable spirit and valour of the heroes who sacrificed their lives whereas combating the Kargil battle. Take this informative quiz on #KargilVijayDiwas and bear in mind the heroes of this Nation,” the federal government web site stated on Twitter.

“Operation Vijay” was the identify given to India’s restricted battle towards Pakistan after the neighbouring nation captured excessive outposts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil in 1999. 

The Indian troops overcame insurmountable odds, hostile terrain, climate, and efficiently recaptured a number of mountain tops overlooking the strategic Srinagar-Leh freeway from Pakistani intruders. ‘Operation Vijay’ flushed out the Pakistani intruders from Kargil and since then, the day is well known as Kargil Vijay Diwas. 

On July 26, yearly since 1999, occasions are held throughout the nation – from Assam to Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir to Kanyakumari – in honour of the troopers who laid down their lives for the nation. A complete of 527 Indian troopers misplaced their lives in the course of the battle.

Final 12 months, the theme of Kargil Vijay Diwas was ‘Bear in mind, Rejoice, Renew’. The Kargil Conflict will all the time be remembered for its strategic and tactical surprises, the self-imposed nationwide technique of restraint in conserving the battle restricted to Kargil-Siachen sectors, and the swiftly executed tri-services army technique and plans, the Military had stated.


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