Kargil Vijay Diwas honors heroes of the Kargil War in 1999.
India's response to Pakistani infiltration resulted in 527 soldiers losing their lives.
PM Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pay heartfelt tributes to the fallen soldiers.
Wreath-laying ceremony and cultural program mark the commemoration event.
559 lamps lit at Veer Bhoomi to honor soldiers' supreme sacrifice.
Kargil War concluded on July 26, 1999, with India declaring victory.
Day of remembrance and gratitude for the courage and dedication of India's soldiers.