New Delhi, July 26: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, paid tribute to the martyrs who lost their lives in the Kargil war and said the country is extremely proud of them and recognises the pain of their family members.
Saluting the courage and bravery of the martyrs on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas, Sonia Gandhi said: “The Nation is extremely proud of the brave soldiers who made the supreme sacrifices.
“As we remember our martyrs, the sacrifices of their family members cannot be overlooked,” she asserted in a statement.
Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter: “They laid down their lives, so we may live with our heads held high. On Kargil Vijay Diwas we salute the courage and sacrifice of our bravehearts.”