This month marks 20 years since the end of the Kargil War, and to remember the soldiers who were martyred, individuals of the 13 JAK- RIF (Jammu and Kashmir Rifles) infantry regiment rode from Mana Pass in Uttarakhand to the Kargil War Memorial in Dras, Jammu and Kashmir. Param Vir Chakra recipient, Captain Vikram Batra was a part of the 13 JAK-RIF.
The 21-day long, 1850-odd km ride saw 14 members ride 9 Triumphs that included the Street Twin, Street Scrambler and bikes from the Tiger 800 range. The ride saw the team visit multiple army bases and meet with the families of soldiers who served in the war. The ride concluded on July 25 at a ceremony in the presence of Lt. Gen. YK Joshi.
Shoeb Farooq, GM, Triumph Motorcycles India said: ‘It is a proud moment for us to be part of this project with the Indian Army. We’re glad that Triumph motorcycles are the choice of steed for the soldiers who are meeting families of the martyrs. Being part of this project is our way of showcasing our respect not just for the Indian Army, but also the martyrs who laid down their lives for the nation”.
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