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20th Kargil Vijay Diwas: India pays tribute to martyrs, PM Modi shares photos of 1999 visit

WION India Jul 26, 2019, 11.25 AM (IST)

Nineteen years ago on this day, the Kargil War or the Kargil conflict that took place between May 3 and July 26, 1999, in the Kargil district of Kashmir and along the Line of Control (LOC), officially came to an end. The Indian soldiers successfully reclaimed all the peaks that had been seized by our nuclear-armed neighbor Pakistan. India is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas on Friday, July 26.