Posts Tagged ‘Letters From Kargil’

Diksha was eight years old when she lost her father, a soldier, in the Kargil War. Major Dwivedi would write many loving letters to his family when he was on duty. Diksha and her sister Neha would read and re-read those letters as a way to remember him. Three years ago, she decided to collect other such letters that...

Lieutenant Praveen Tomar of 2 Raj Rif was another of the survivors of  Tololing. He wrote to his friend Gagan, also a soldier, a detailed account of one of the bloodiest battles in India that he was now witnessing. His account makes for one of the most powerful letters in this book. 25 June 1999 Dear Gagan, 1. It has...