While the bugler sounded the ‘Last Post’, a two-minute silence was observed. Ever since the victory in Operation Vijay, July 26 is celebrated as the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ every year.
Yediyurappa said that Karnataka government had given due compensation to the families of the Kargil martyrs and the soldiers who were injured.
He said that 21 years ago, Pakistan tried to backstab India's friendly endeavours to divert its ongoing internal conflicts.
Kargil war hero Major Saravanan, an officer in the Bihar Regiment and recipient of the Vir Chakra, died after killing four intruders in hand to hand combat