New Delhi: Nation pays tributes to war heroes on Kargil Vijay Diwas today. Due to Covid 19 Pandemic the celebrations this year are scaled down in magnanimity. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today paid tributes to the martyred heroes of the Kargil war who sacrificed their lives to safeguard the sovereignty and integrity of the country on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas. In a tweet, Mr Naidu said, the grateful nation will always remember their patriotism and valour. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to the fallen soldiers who fought valiantly during Kargil War at National War Memorial this morning.
In Ladakh, General Officer Commanding of Fire and Fury Corps Lt Gen Harinder Singh will lay wreath and pay homage to the martyrs, at Drass War Memorial in Kargil.
However, several events relating to Kargil Vijay Diwas annually have already been cancelled which includes the most popular Captain Sourabh Kalia cricket Cup, due to the pandemic in the region. This year only wreath lying ceremony will take place, at Drass War Memorial.