As the country marks the 16th anniversary of the Kargil war on Sunday, former army chief Gen. V.P. Malik, who headed the Indian Army during the conflict, says the force is still facing problems of shortage of weapons and equipment, though there has been much progress since 1999.
Elaborate celebrations to mark the 16th anniversary of India's victory in Kargil War, also called Vijay Diwas, commenced here on Saturday when senior officers and ex-servicemen remembered those who put down their lives while defending the country.
The elaborate celebrations to mark the 15th anniversary of India's victory in Kargil War, also called as Vijay Diwas, will commence here from on Saturday when senior officers and ex-servicemen will remember those who put down their lives while defending the country.
Inclement weather on Thursday forced Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag to cancel their scheduled visit to Drass for paying homage to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil war.