Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 26, 2018: The 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas was today observed at DRDA Hall, Chandel to pay homage to the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country in Kargil war 1999.
Three out of the five martyrs of Kargil war were from Chandel district. They are Ng. Beningvir Moyon, Khukthar village, Chara Nicholas Moyon, Heigrutampak village and S. Gerneithang Aimol from Unapal village.
SP, Chandel Kamei Angam Romanus, CO 8th MR S. Somorjit Singh, ADC/ADM, Chandel Dr. A. Chinglenkhomba Meitei and CEO, ADC Chandel DY Julie Anal graced the observance.
The dignitaries recalled the supreme sacrifices of the brave soldiers who fought for the country in the Kargil war (Operation Vijay).
Two minutes silence in memory of the martyred soldiers during Kargil war was observed. Gifts were also given to the family members of the martyred soldiers on the occasion.
The observance was attended by family members of the three martyrs from Chandel district among state officials.