India remembers the Kargil War hero, on his 21st death anniversary

Viram Batra
Viram Batra

India paid tribute to Captain Vikram Batra, the Kargil War hero, on his 21st death anniversary on social media. Captain Vikram Batra sacrificed his life brawling Pakistani forces during the Kargil War in 1999, at the age of 24. He was awarded the highest wartime gallantry award Param Vir Chakra post-obituary. Captain Batra became the symbol of the Indian soldier at Kargil, whose words are echoing even today – ‘Yeh Dil Maange More.

The soldiers took this catchline and made it the motto of their life.

Kargil was a long-fought battle, clinging combat that was a grappled to the end. As the whole nation held back with the eager breath, the Indian flag firmly hovered over the Tiger Hills on the morning of July 4, 1999, and all of India celebrated as operation Vijay was successful.

Due to his impeccable role, Captain Vikram Batra was awarded many titles. He was also warmly called the ‘Tiger of Drass’, the ‘Lion of Kargil’, the ‘Kargil Hero’ and the ‘Sher Shah’ His courage and will power had set excellence for everyone fighting the war.

The Northern Command of the India Army published a video remembering Captain Vikram Batra.