Rajnath Singh lights 'Victory Flame' from National War Memorial

  • | Monday | 15th July, 2019

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday lit the 'Victory Flame' from National War Memorial in Delhi, which would pass through 11 towns and cities before its final culmination at Drass in Jammu and Kashmir. At Drass, the flame will be merged with the eternal flame at the 'Kargil War Memorial'. The government said in a press release that 20th anniversary of victory in Operation Vijay is being celebrated with the theme 'Remember, Rejoice and Renew'. The 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' celebrations will be celebrated from July 25-27 and will be organized at Drass and New Delhi. On Tuesday, the Indian Army had recreated 'Operation Vijay' by undertaking a commemorative trek in honour of the martyrs in the Battle of Tiger Hill against Pakistan.

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