MUMBAI: The Kargil War saw many of our young soldiers make the ultimate sacrifice for India. The sacrifice made by these martyrs still remains fresh in the mind of all Indians. To mark the 15th anniversary of the end of the Kargil war, CNN-IBN & IBN7 remember the brave hearts of the Indian Army and pay homage to these martyrs
CNN-IBN will air the following special show on Kargil - Lest WE FORGET…KARGIL: CNN-IBN’s Senior Editor and leading Prime Time Anchor, Anubha Bhonsle travels across the battlegrounds of Kargil and Dras to take the viewers back to the 1999 war. It captures the sacrifices made at Kargil by our veer jawans (brave soldiers) and helps us recall incredible bravery that secured the inaccessible Tiger Hill and Tololing Ridge and pushed back the infiltrators. The show will also make an on-ground assessment of the Indian Army’s current state of battle- readiness in this hostile Ladakh terrain. Anubha Bhonsle also meets families of the Kargil martyrs and spends time with civilians who were caught in the conflict, and finds out how the battle scarred many of them forever.
On IBN7, the line-up of special shows on Kargil will include -
1. Tumko Bhul Na Payenge - This special show will feature the families of Kargil martyrs and find out how they have dealt with the loss of their loved ones over the years and how their lives have been affected in the last 15 years.
2. Kargil – Qurbani Ka Dedh Dashak - will recap the Kargil war, the reasons behind the conflict, how it was fought to ensure Indian victory over Pakistan Army. Also, on the show find out how the army celebrates its victory and re-occupation of Tiger Hill.
Don’t miss this special documentary “Lest We Forget” on Saturday, July 26th @ 1:30 PM & 5:30 PM and Sunday, July 27th @ 12:30 PM & 7:30 PM only on CNN-IBN & “Tumko Bhul Na Payenge” on Friday, July 25th @ 7.30 PM PM and “Kargil- Qurbani Ka Dedh Dashak” on Saturday, July 26th @ 7.30 PM only on IBN7.