Ten important points on Kargil war and Kargil Diwas

  1. Kargil war took place in 1999 in the Kargil region of Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. The war started on 3 May and ended on 26 July 1999.
  3. 26 JULY is celebrated as Kargil Diwas. 
  4. The day is commemorated as the victory over Pakistan.
  5. The Prime Minister and other dignitaries pay homage in Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi.
  6. More than 2 lakh Indian arm forces take part in the war.
  7. This is celebrated in schools and colleges.
  8. India shows its courage and status to the world by winning the war. 
  9. The Amr forces won 4 Paramvir and 12 Mahavir Chakra in the war. 
  10.  The war was covered by television and people saw for the first time what was happening in the war area.