Bengaluru, July 26: Rich tributes were paid, on the occasion of 20th Kargil Vijay Diwas, to all martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice towards upholding the unity and integrity of our motherland.
A Wreath Laying ceremony was conducted at War Memorial, Headquarters Training Command, Indian Air Force Bengaluru. Air Marshal S K Ghotia Vishisht Seva Medal, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Training Command, Indian Air Force laid wreath at the War Memorial on behalf of all personnel of the Indian Air Force hee remembering Armed Forces personnel who laid down their lives for the country during the Kargil War. on behalf of General Officer Commanding, K&K Sub Area of Indian Army and Station Commander of Indian Naval Detachment tributes were also paid.
A large number of Veteran Officers of all the three services attended the ceremony and paid tributes to the martyrs. A two minute silence was observed in the memory of the Martyrs. Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader B S Yeddyurappa, who will be swearing in as Karnataka Chief Minister of the State, also paid respect by placing wreaths in the pedestal of the War Memorial. (UNI)