Army division pays tributes to Kargil war heroes

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ferozepur
  • Updated: Jul 26, 2015 20:40 IST

The Golden Arrow Division celebrated Vijay Diwas here and at Prerna Sthal in Hussainiwala on Sunday to commemorate the victory of the armed forces during the 1999 Kargil war.

General Officer Commanding, Golden Arrow Division, laid a wreath at the Barki War Memorial while paying homage to the martyrs.

The general recalled the fearless actions of the brave Indian soldiers on the icy peaks of the Himalayas during the war and paid tributes to brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives.

He expressed confidence that each and every soldier would rise to the occasion when called upon to do so and emulate the heroes of the Kargil war.

A large number of officers, JCOs and jawans of Ferozepur and Kapurthala Garrison participated in the event and paid homage to the martyrs on the 16th anniversary of the war.

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