Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lamented that Kargil war hero Satpal Singh had to suffer the ignominy of working as a senior constable.
Major Singh, commissioned into the Indian Army in December 1997 after graduating from the IMA, was barely 25 years old at the time of the Kargil war.
The President was scheduled to take part in the function at Drass War memorial in the morning but bad weather prevented him from reaching the venue.
The general officer commanding-in-chief paid tributes to the soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1999 Kargil war at a solemn wreath-laying ceremony at Fort William.
Players across different sports took to Twitter to hail the Indian soldiers.
The TMC supremo took to Twitter to pay her tribute to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil War.
PM Modi pays tributes to soldiers on 20th anniversary of Kargil war, shares pictures of J-K visit in 1999
In a tweet, Modi shared pictures of his visit to the area during the conflict and his interaction with soldiers.
He was deployed with other colleagues in the 2nd Rajputana Rifles Battalion in the Drass Sector.
Widow of Maha Vir Chakra awardee Major Padmapani Acharya, Charulatha runs an informal group called ‘Desh’ that provides emotional support to defence families who have lost their loved ones
President of district ex-servicemen’s association Mahesh Kar said, every year on July 26, the supreme sacrifice of the soldiers who were martyred on the heights of Kargil is remembered.
'Mission Taste of Kargil' will serve dinner to 500 people, including the kith and kin of martyrs, veterans, serving troops, widows of martyrs, gallantry awardees among others.
Heroes of Kargil, who were boarded out with battle injuries, are living with a singular desire hoping to be called back for national duty.
Retired Havaldar Ram Ratan Mahto, 56, is a Kargil war veteran with 29 kills to his name.
At 60, Surindra alias Shivam Singh, still recalls the operation in Batalik sector with pride.
Governor P Sathasivam will inaugurate a commemoration lecture on Kargil operations at the University of Kerala Senate Hall on July 30.