Jammu, 19 June 2022: In the run-up to the 23rd anniversary of the Kargil victory, the Indian Army at Dharmund, Batote, celebrated the occasion with zeal. The event comprised the arrival of the Kargil Victory Flame at Govt. Middle School, Dharmund, where a cultural program was organized with school children showcasing the spirit of patriotism.
During the event, children remembered the Bravehearts who made supreme sacrifices for the nation during the Kargil war in 1999. The Indian Army paid homage to their fallen heroes as the GOC, CIF (Delta), along with the Force troops, laid a wreath at the Dharmund War Memorial. The GOC extended his greetings to all ranks of the force and exhorted them to strive towards greater glory and success with self-belief and pride in their profession, the Indian Army, and the nation.
The Kargil Victory Flame commenced its journey from Northern Command on June 17, 2022, and reached the Delta Force area. It will traverse the force area till June 26, 2022, and further move to Drass where it will be merged with the eternal flame at the “Kargil War Memorial” on July 26, 2022.