The twenty second Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas concluded in full grandeur. Chief Guest Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur paid rich floral tributes to the martyrs of Operation Vijay at Kargil War Memorial in Drass, this morning.
LG RK Mathur presided over the 22nd Kargil Vijay Diwas Celebrations, due to cancellation of scheduled visit of President Ram Nath Kovind to Drass, to bad weather.
LG Mathur witnessed a colourfull programme presented by Leh Lamdon School students and presented gifts to the families of martyrs and war veterans. Cjief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat along with Northern Command GOC Lt Gen YK Joshi and other officers paid tributes.
Earlier, CDS Bipin Rawat received the 50th Anniversary of 1971 war Victory Flame at Kargil War Memorial Drass.
Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, CECs of local hill councils Feroz Ahmed Khan and Tashi Gyaltson also among the dignitaries paid tributes to the martyrs.