Dras War Memorial

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Located in Kargil, the Dras War Memorial is built by the Indian Army in memory of the soldiers and officers who lost their lives during the Kargil war in 1999. Also known as Vijaypath, it is built of pink sandstone and has an epitaph dedicated to the valiant soldiers. The main highlight here is the pink sandstone wall engraved with the names of the soldiers who died fighting for the country.

There is a gallery named "Manoj Pandey Gallery" which showcases the photographs taken during that time, weapons and artillery discovered during the war. Located on the National Highway 1D it is often visited by people on the way from Srinagar to Leh. Each year on 26 July, Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated at Dras War Memorial to pay tribute to those soldiers.

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