XIV Corps of the Indian Army set to honor brave hearts of Kargil

Preparations for the Kargil Vijay Diwas are in full swing as India and the Indian army celebrate 23 years of victory against Pakistan on 23rd July.

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The XIV Corps, also known as the Fire and Fury Corps are planning to organize several ceremonies to honor the soldiers that made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Kargil War.

Sharing details Col. Emron Musavi, PRO (Defence), Srinagar said. “The main event is scheduled to be held at Kargil War Memorial which is located at Dras. This will be from July 24-26, 2022. And it will be attended by dignitaries of the Army, civil administration, gallantry award winners of the conflict as well as families of the fallen heroes.”

A ceremony will be held at the Kargil War Memorial between 24-26 July. Therefore, where senior officers, political representatives, and family members of fallen soldiers will gather to participate in the wreath-laying ceremony. The Kargil War Memorial is located at the base of Tololing where one of the bloodiest battles took place in war.

The Fit 50+ Trans Himalayan expedition

A group of 12 ladies aged over 50 reached Leh on Tuesday, 19th July.

Moreover, as a way to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of our soldiers made in the Kargil war. Also,  the group of ladies travelled a distance of 4977 km East to West from Arunachal Pradesh to Ladakh.

Hence, the aim was to highlight that age and gender are no roadblocks to staying fit and healthy.

“The final leg of the expedition is commencing on July 20. And it will travel through the area of Fire and Fury Corps”. Said Col. Musavi.

“This expedition is expected to culminate in Dras on July 24. After navigating through Khalsi, Lamayuru, Budhkharbu and Kargil”. He added. Team leader Bachendri Pal and the other members of the team will be felicitated on July 25 at an event.

Kargil Motorcycle Rally from Turtuk to Dras

Around 13 personnel of the Indian Army from the Forever Operation Division are participating in the Victory Motor Cycle Rally. Further, the rally started today at the Turtuk and will culminate at the Kargil war Memorial. Thus, covering 481km of the Himalayan region.

 

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