National War Memorial: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

20th anniversary of Operation Vijay to be celebrated

Published: June 15, 2019

India will be celebrating this year the 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay also called Kargil Vijay Diwas for over three days from 25 July to 27 July 2019 at Dras and New Delhi.  The day is observed to commemorate victory in Kargil war with pride, honour and inspiration. The day will be celebrated with theme- ..

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20th Anniversary of victory at Kargil

Published: July 15, 2019

The celebrations of 20th Anniversary of the victory in Operation Vijay at Kargil has begun by illuminating the Victory Flame at National War Memorial. The theme of the 20thanniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas is‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’. The teme underlines that “we remember our martyrs by revisiting their sacrifices, we rejoice by celebrating the ..

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Armed Forces Veterans Day

Published: January 14, 2020

14th January is being observed as Armed Forces Veterans Day as a mark of recognition and respect of the services rendered by the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces, Field Marshal KM Cariappa. The day acknowledges and honors the sacrifice of our military veterans who have served the nation with selfless devotion. The ..

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Defence Minister lights Victory Flame to Mark 20 Years of Kargil War

Published: July 15, 2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lighted Victory Flame at National War Memorial in New Delhi on 14 July 2019 to begin celebrations of 20th Anniversary of victory in Operation Vijay (Kargil War 1999) at Kargil (in Kargil district of Ladakh region), in Jammu and Kashmir. Key Highlights The year 2019 marks 20th anniversary of successful culmination ..

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February 25: First anniversary of National War Memorial commemorated

Published: February 25, 2020

On February 25, 2020, the first anniversary of National War Memorial was commemorated. The CDS Bipin Rawat paid tribute to the memorial and so did several other leaders of the country. The Memorial was inaugurated by PM Modi on February 25, 2019. Highlights The memorial was dedicated by the Prime Minster to honour the fallen ..

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