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    Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi recalls valour of Indian soldiers in 'Mann Ki Baat'

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled the valour of the Indian armed forces during the Kargil War, saying enemy perched atop heights was defeated by brave soldiers. The country is observing the 21st anniversary of the victory in the Kargil War on Sunday. The Kargil war was declared over on July 26, 1999, after Indian soldiers pushed back Pakistani troops, a bulk of them drawn from the neighbouring country's Northern Light Infantry, from the captured peaks in Kargil. In his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address, the prime minister also remembered former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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    The Economic Times