Army commander asks troops to stand firm to secure borders | India News
JAMMU: Commander of the Army of the North Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi said troops must stand firm to secure borders in all conditions against an ‘unpredictable’ enemy as he paid tribute to soldiers killed in the Kargil war.
The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GoC-In-C) of Udhampur Base Northern Command said that the sacrifices of the brave of the Kargil war should instill a sense of pride, devotion to duty and patriotism among the personnel of the armed forces.
“The troops deployed in the Northern Command must live up to the spirit of the heroes of Kargil (war). They will always remain steadfast in securing the borders, even in bad weather and in dangerous terrain against an unpredictable enemy”, Lt. Gen. Dwivedi said on the Kargil Vijay Diwas on Tuesday.
The spirit of our fallen braves will always inspire us, he said.
“When you get home, tell them about us and say, for your tomorrow, we gave our today!” said the army commander.
The day is not only special for the indian army but for the whole nation because it is the anniversary of one of the rarest battles won in dangerous terrain, in adverse weather conditions and fought from the most tactically disadvantageous positions, a carrier said. word of the Northern Command.
He said unparalleled bravery and devotion to the national flag and the nation was displayed by the Indian Army during ‘Operation Vijay’.
On July 26, 1999, the Indian Army announced the successful culmination of “Operation Vijay”, declaring victory after a nearly three-month battle with Pakistani troops on the icy Kargil Heights in Ladakh.
The day is observed as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ to commemorate India’s victory over Pakistan in the war
The day was etched in gold by the blood of those who never returned, the spokesperson said.