PM Modi’s tribute to 1965 war heroes

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to the soldiers on the 50th anniversary of 1965 India-Pakistan war.

“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, Prime Minister Modi said in a series of tweets.

“They triumphed over every obstacle & protected India’s unity & integrity. We recall the dynamic leadership of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri. In 1965 he led from the front and was a key source of strength for the nation,” he added.

The India-Pakistan War of 1965 was a culmination of skirmishes that took place between April 1965 and September 1965 between Pakistan and India.