On the occasion of 'Kargil Vijay Diwas', Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh stressed on the need of making the students more patriotic. July 26 is celebrated as the 'Kargil Vijay Divas' when India won the Kargil war against Pakistan in 1999. Governor Ram Naik was also present on the occasion and laid the floral tributes to the martyrs.
Participating in the program the CM said "Along with education, students should also be provided information that is motivating and about patriotism ...this strengthens the feeling of patriotism in the new generation".
On the occasion of 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' CM Adityanth also announced that the Sainik school of UP will be named after Manoj Pandey. Manjoj Pandey is a Kargil martyr and Paramvir Chakra awardee.
"The state government will extend every help possible to the families of those who sacrificed their lives for the country," he said.
On the occasion, the families of the martyred soldier and freedom fighters who were involved in 1925 Kakori conspiracy case were also felicitated by the government.