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Kargil War

Kargil War 1999

Photograph by T. Narayan

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with the winners of the Kargil War online quiz competition, in New Delhi.

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Indian army soldiers hoist the National flag from the strategic hill in the Drass-Kargil area. It was on July 26, 1999, Indian Army had declared successful culmination of 'Operation Vijay', declaring a victory after nearly three-month-long battles against Pakistan on the icy heights of Kargil. India had lost around 500 soldiers in the war.

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18 Grenadiers during Kargil war

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Indian soldiers after winning a battle during the Kargil War.

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Victorious soldiers of 17 Jat in Mushkoh Valley

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Indian soldiers stockpilling artillery shells near Kargil.

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Indian soldiers during Kargil war, Jammu & Kashmir.

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Indian artillery in the Batalik sector

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Indian Soldiers Fire Artillery during Kargil War

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Preparing for another round of shelling

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Indian soldiers at Sando top in Drass sector during Kargil war

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Indian soldiers during Kargil war, Jammu & Kashmir.

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A Bofors gun fires in the Kargil war

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Indian army soldiers fire Bofors gun during Kargil War

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Army personnel participate in the ‘Victory Flame Relay’ in Chandigarh. The relay which started from National War Memorial, New Delhi on July 14 will culminate at Kargil War Memorial, Dras in Jammu & Kashmir to mark the 20th anniversary of Kargil War.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat addresses a seminar on '20 years after Kargil conflict', at Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi

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A Bofors gun fires in the Kargil war

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Members of the Indian Army's Shwet Ashwa team pose for a group photo at India Gate, on their arrival for the celebrations of Kargil War victory, in New Delhi.

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Members of the Indian Army's Shwet Ashwa team pose for a group photo at India Gate, on their arrival for the celebrations of Kargil War victory, in New Delhi.

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Workers clean a MiG 27 fighter jet used in the Kargil war at War Memorial site at Dighalipukhuri in Guwahati.

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Students pay tributes to the Kargil war martyrs on the occasion of Vijay Diwas at Kargil Chowk in Surat.

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School children standing in a formation to form the map of India as they pay tribute to martyrs on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in Jabalpur.

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Kargil war martyr Ganesh's family member pays homage to the martyrs of the historical Kargil war on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in Patna.

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Defence Minister Arun Jaitley along with Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba pay homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in New Delhi.

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Navy jawans leave after Kargil Vijay Diwas function at Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi.

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