Posts Tagged ‘kargil’

“You’re an army kid” is a phrase anyone from a defence background is way too familiar with. And it feels as honourable as it sounds, because with the responsibility of letting your family put the country before you, comes pride. Being a fauji kid is not all about the mess, the CSD canteen, stylish Ray bans...

In May 1999 India was invaded by Pakistan in Kargil in a surprise attack. In this short account, Diksha Dwivedi, whose father was one of the martyrs of that war, brings alive the battleground through the voices of the soldiers. HOW IT BEGAN is an excerpt from LETTERS FROM KARGIL, out in August 2017.