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Kargil War

Kargil War Essay For Students And Children

Kargil is situated 204 kilometers eastwards from Srinagar. Total population of this area is 81,000. It is spread over an area of 14,036 square kilometers and is 11,000 feet above the sea level. Therefore, it is covered with ice for 8-9 months of the year. In Dras, the temperature goes down to -50° to -55° C.

In Indian history Kargil will be remembered for 1999 tragedy. Actually 2,000 terrorists illegally occupied the Kargil and developed the temporary forts at important areas. Indian army came to know all this in May 1999. To remove these terrorists India army started ‘Operation Flush Out‘ after which Air-force followed with ‘Operation Vijay‘. Air-force destroyed the important coverings of terrorists with bombarding. The took three months to finish this operation. In this 500 soldiers died and government spend-ed much more than the previous with Pakistan.

Pakistan tried to internationalize this issue but the patience of India made everybody in the word to criticize Pakistan and appreciate India. Ultimately Indian soldiers eradicated the Pakistani terrorists from our sacred earth. This episode stimulated the people of India and they helped the government in all respects. This spread-ed the feeling of patriotism all over India as India has once again proved that he can maintain the oneness of the country at any cost.

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One comment

  1. Pratyush Mohapatra

    Way before I was born!