Kargil Vijay Diwas: A look back at events from Pakistan's treachery to India's triumph
26, Jul 2018, 5:24 PM
On 26 July every year, Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated to honour the contribution and sacrifices of the Kargil war heroes who laid down their lives to protect the nation. In 1999, a war broke out between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan wanted the Indian forces to withdraw from the Siachen glacier. The war was fought for more than 60 days. India lost 559 of its brave soldiers in the operation and 1,563 of its soldiers were injured. Watch how the events unfolded and India won the war.