Surgical strike day or parakram parv 2018 will be celebrated on 28th – 29th September 2018 to mark the day when Indian army conducted a surgical strike on Pakistan based terrorist camps near LOC (Line of control). The surgical strike was conducted in 29th September 2016, this year Indian central government decided to celebrate this day as parakram parv to boost the morale of our soldiers.
On 18 September, a fedayeen attack was made by four armed militants on an army base near the town of Uri. Nineteen Indian Army soldiers were killed. India accused Jaish-e-Muhammad, a Pakistan-based terrorist organization. Having come after similar fidayeen attacks in Gurdaspur and Pathankot, the Uri attack gave rise to a high degree of concern in India. The following day, the Indian army said that it had displayed considerable restraint in the wake of the attacks, but it reserved the right to respond “at the time and place of our own choosing.”.
To take revenge of Uri attack, the Indian army conducted a surgical strike on militant launch pads across the line of actual control in POK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir ). It is first of kind operation of Indian army where they crossed the International border and killed many militants (approx 30-40). It was announced on 29th September 2016 by DGMO.
Indian government planned to celebrate 2nd surgical strike day in grand style, prime minister Narendra Modi and defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman will take part of several events. All higher institutes of India is instructed to celebrate this day in the honor of the Indian army.
Surgical Strike Day India, Parakram Parv 2018: Images, Wishes & Quotes
The enemy are only 50 yards from us. We are heavily outnumbered. We are under devastating fire. I shall not withdraw an inch but will fight to our last man and our last round.
-Major Somnath Sharma — 4th Battalion,Kumaon Regiment
There will be no withdrawal without written orders and these orders shall never be issued.”-Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw as Core Commander in 1962.
-Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw
Some goals are so worthy, it’s glorious even to fail.
-Capt Manoj Kumar Pandey
Either I will come back after hoisting the tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure.
-Capt. Vikram Batra, PVC
No Sir, I will not abandon my tank. My gun is still working and I will get these bastards.
-Lt. Arun Kehtarpal, PVC
The safety, honour & welfare of your country comes first, always & every time. The honour, welfare & comfort of the men you command, come next. Your own ease, comfort & safety come last, always & every time.
This had been the motto of the armed forces of India and they followed it through life and death. And a recent one during the rescue operations of Uttarakhand floods , by Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne
If anyone tells you he is never afraid, he is a liar or he is a Gurkha.” – On the Indian Army’s Gurkha Regiment.
You have never lived until you have almost died, and for those who choose to fight, Life has a special flavor, the protected will never know. – Capt R Subramanium, Kirti Chakra (Posth)