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On Vijay Diwas, PM Modi Shares Photos Of 'Unforgettable' Time Spent With Jawans

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that in 1999, he was working for the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

On Vijay Diwas, PM Modi Shares Photos Of 'Unforgettable' Time Spent With Jawans
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On Vijay Diwas, PM Modi Shares Photos Of 'Unforgettable' Time Spent With Jawans
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2019-07-26T11:19:47+05:30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to soldiers who fought in the 1999 Kargil war, as the nation observed 20th anniversary of the conflict.

 "I pray from my heart for all the heroic sons of Mother India (Maa Bharati) on Kargil Vijay Divas. This day reminds us of the courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers," he tweeted.

 He paid tributes to the "mighty warriors who sacrificed everything to defend the motherland".

In another tweet, Modi shared pictures of his visit to the area during the conflict and his interaction with soldiers.

"During the Kargil War in 1999, I had the opportunity to go to Kargil and show solidarity with our brave soldiers," he said on Twitter.

The prime minister said that in 1999, he was working for the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

"The visit to Kargil and interactions with soldiers are unforgettable," Modi said.

In the photographs, he is seen interacting with army men and meeting wounded soldiers.

(With inputs from PTI)

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