On the 50th anniversary of 1965 war with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his respect to the soldier who fought the war.The India-Pakistan War of 1965 was a culmination of skirmishes that took place between April 1965 and September 1965 between Pakistan and India.
In a series of tweets, the Indian leader posted, “As we mark the 50th anniversary of 1965 war, I bow to all brave soldiers who fought for our Motherland in the war.” The courage and bravery of our armed forces is very inspiring. They triumphed over every obstacle and protected India’s unity and integrity, he said in another tweet.
Recalling the dynamic leadership of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Modi said in the 1965 war, Shastri led from the front and was a key source of strength for the nation. This day marks the victory of the Indian forces in the battle in the strategic Haji Pir Pass in Jammu and Kashmir.