Kargil Vijay Diwas: Vinyl-wrapped takes flagged off

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Vinyl-wrapped takes flagged off

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New Delhi, Jul 15 : In a new initiative by Indian Railways, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday flagged off a vinyl wrapped rake to honour and remember the sacrifices laid down by soldiers during the Kargil war.

Indian railways has done vinyl wrapping of several trains and one such train was flagged off by Dr Vardhan from the New Delhi Railway Station.

He lauded the efforts of Indian Railways and said, "More than 2 lakh bio toilets have already been constructed, and it is not only Railways, every sector of India is progressing under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi." he said.

Hailing the supreme sacrifice laid down by our 'brave soldiers', Mr Vardhan said, " I bow down my head in front of them (Indian Army). The security forces have never let us down - be it any war."

BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi who was also present on the occasion, the 20th anniversary of the successful culmination of Operation Vijay, to win the Kargil war. (UNI)