Kargil Vijay Diwas: INS Parundu open to public; children throng to see aircraft
26, Jul 2019, 2:00 PM IST
Ramanathapuram: INS Parundu is open for public to visit on Kargil Vijay Diwas in Uchipuli of Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu. The event drew enormous response from people even from neighbouring Ramnad and Mandapam towns.
Those who visit the Naval Base can catch a glimpse of the aircraft kept on display.
A large number of schools and colleges availed the opportunity with nearly 7,000 visitors making it to the air base. The visitors were informed about the Kargil War and the role that the Indian Navy played in it. People also witnessed aircraft manoeuvres.
The Kargil war took place from May 3 to July 26, 1999 after Pakistani troops were detected on top of the Kargil ridges. Pakistan had started planning the attack in 1998.