New Delhi, Jul 26 : President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice during the Kargil war in 1999.
The President tweeted, "On Kargil Vijay Diwas, a grateful nation acknowledges the gallantry of our Armed Forces on the heights of Kargil in 1999. "We salute the grit and valour of those who defended India, and record our everlasting debt to those who never returned. Jai Hind!"
The Prime Minister on the day remembered the brave soldiers and shared the pictures of his visit to the area during the war when he was working for the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir. Mr Modi tweeted, "During the Kargil War in 1999, I had the opportunity to go to Kargil and show solidarity with our brave soldiers.
"This was the time when I was working for my Party in J&K as well as Himachal Pradesh." He said the visit to Kargil and interactions with soldiers were unforgettable. (UNI)