New Delhi: To commemorate 23 years of victory over Pakistan in the 1999 Kargil War and celebrate the spirit of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”, the Indian Army organized a motorbike expedition from New Delhi to the war memorial in Kargil in Dras (Ladakh).
The 30-member gathering was reported by Lt. Gen. BS Raju, the Vice Chief of Army Staff at the National War Memorial, New Delhi on July 18, 22.
Over the next six days, the team of 30 serving personnel who embarked on this “dream expedition” will strive to replicate the indomitable spirit of the braves of Kargil by rekindling the spirit of strength, courage and adventure synonymous with the Indian Army. .
The bike rally would pass through Haryana, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh before culminating the expedition at Kargil War Memorial, Dras on July 26, 22. In order to cover maximum areas, the rally is divided into two teams, which will travel along two different axes; i.e. the axis of the Zojila pass and the axis of the Rohtang pass, covering a distance of 1400 Km and 1700 Km respectively.
During the rally, the team will cross high mountain passes and challenging tracks with the aim of reaching remote locations along the route.
The rally intends to spread the message of patriotism by highlighting the courage and determination shown by our brave soldiers, deployed in the service of the Nation.