The Unheard Kargil Stories

The Unheard Kargil Stories

A lot of literature has been written on the operational details of the Kargil War, while udChalo captures vignettes that involve soldiers experiences that have fallen through the gaps in our memory. Stories of retired and serving men who had fought during that time across land, air and sea have vivid memories of the war that we do not know of but were just as brave.

Commanding Officers who had enthused their teams to conquer the peaks, having witnessed deaths and the struggles of their families, now feel they would never want another war. The stories focus on personal encounters, between where the cold is a constant companion. For the families of these warriors, the pain of losing a loved one is the same as they keep vigil. The only difference is that of pride.

There are so many stories that are untold and that challenge our existence, some make you feel connected in a way that you relate to them while others are just unknown and distant, but draw your attention and are intriguing.

We have captured interesting and unheard behind the scene warrior voices that share their remarkable stories and experiences. Let us walk you through these journeys.

“विश्व की पुकार है यह भागवत का सार है की युद्ध ही वीर का प्रमाण है !” udChalo salutes heroes of the Indian Armed Forces for their bravery & courage during the Kargil conflict, 1999. A small tribute to our soldiers, in poetess Ruchika Sharma ‘Abhita’s words. “ऐ देश तेरे लिए सर पे कफ़न बांध आया हूँ ।” #KargilVijayDiwas

रणभूमि में एक वीर खुद से पहले अपने साथियों को रखता है। यह कहानी है, कारगिल की ४ बटालियन जाट रेजिमेंट के वीरों की, यह कहानी है, कर्नल राजीव घोष की। Col Rajeev Ghosh,SM (Retd) shared his story. #KargilKiYadein #KargilVijayDiwas #Kargil

हर वीर, युद्ध में अपनी जिम्मेदारी को जानता है, और अपने कर्तव्य को सर्वोच्च मानता है। ऐसीही एक कहानी है रिटायर्ड विंग कमांडर अभिषेक मतिमान की। Wing Commander Abhishek Matiman (Retd) shared his story #KargilVijayDiwas #KargilKiYadein #Kargil

कारगिल विजय दिवस यह भारतीय सैनिकों के पराक्रम और उनके परिजनों के त्याग का प्रतीक है। भारतीय Navy Commander Deepak Bhatia हमें ऐसी ही एक कहनी सुनाते है। कारगिल युद्ध की यह कहानियां दशकों तक भारत के गौरव को बढ़ाते रहेगी। Commander Deepak Bhatiya #KargilKiYadein #KargilVijayDiwas


‘SERVICE FOR SERVICES’- With this as our motto, it is simple to see why this resonates so strongly with us: Our soldiers are doing their honour them is ours.

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