Ranging from Prime Minister to army chief and politicians all paid their tributes to Kargil war heroes who sacrificed their lives during Kargil war.
Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Monday paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil War.
The 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations started with great fervour and enthusiasm under the aegis of the Fire and Fury Corps from July 21.
The week-long celebrations included many events involving the local residents, especially the youths and children of Drass and Kargil regions.
Indian and Pakistani armies fought the Kargil War in May-July 1999 in the Kargil district of Kashmir and elsewhere along the Line of Control (LoC).
India launched 'Operation Vijay' to clear the Kargil sector of infiltration by Pakistani soldiers and Kashmiri militants on the Indian side of the Line of Control.