Mann Ki Baat LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat. PM Modi paid his tributes to the jawans as nation was observing the 21st anniversary of India’s victory in the Kargil war. Also Read - PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme Reaches 7.03 Lakh Farmers In Bengal, Mamata Accuses Centre Of Dilly-Dallying Funds
“On Kargil Vijay Diwas, we remember the courage and determination of our armed forces, who steadfastly protected our nation in 1999. Their valour continues to inspire generations. Will speak more about this during today’s Mann Ki Baat, which begins shortly”, PM Modi tweeted earlier in the day. Also Read - Times Group Chairperson Indu Jain Dies, PM Modi Expresses Grief
Notably, the Kargil war was declared over on July 26, 1999, after Indian soldiers pushed back Pakistani troops, a bulk of them drawn from the neighbouring country’s Northern Light Infantry, from the captured peaks in Kargil. Also Read - PM Kisan Samman Nidhi 8th Installment Date 2021: Modi Releases ₹19,000 Cr to More Than 9.5 Crore Farmers | Step-by-step Guide to Check Balance
The day is observed as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ to commemorate India’s victory.
In his last Mann Ki Baat address, PM Modi on June 28 had said that there could be any number of challenges but our country’s history shows that it [India] has always overcome them.
“There could be any number of challenges but our history shows that we have always overcome them. We have emerged stronger after challenges.”