Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, July 26: To honour the Kargil War Heroes who laid down their life for the country, on 26th of July the Kargil Vijay Diwas day is celebrated in the memory across the nation since 1999. 20th Anniversary of the victory of the Indian Armed Forces in operation Vijay against the infiltrating Pakistani troops. While the 60 day long war resulted in the loss of life on both sides, India won the war by regaining control of all the previously held territory, re-establishing the status quo ante bellum. Kargil war lasted a little over two months and led to 527 deaths on India’s side.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated with great enthusiasm and vigor by police at Doda on Friday here. At DPL Doda, an impressive parade was organised by Police in which contingents from CRPF and Armed Police participated where parade was commanded by DySP DAR Mansoor Ayaz.
SSP Doda Shabir Ahmed Malik unfurl the national flag and inspected the parade. SSP Doda interacted with students of different schools of Doda and shared the significance of the day.