The 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas 2018
The Kargil Vijay Diwas (KVD) is celebrated every year on July 26 to commemorate India’s emphatic victory against Pakistan. The day is named after the success of Operation Vijay. On this day, 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The celebrations of the 19th KVD 2018 has started at Drass War Memorial in Jammu and Kashmir on July 24 and will continue till July 26. It remembers the supreme sacrifice of 500 war heroes who laid down their lives and those who are still alive.