This Book is a well-documented account of Kargil. It explores the history of Kargil, its rich traditions, customs and festivals.
The book brings the readers face to face with the reality of the region. It also traces the events which led to the Kargil War between India and Pakistan.
The author lauds the role of media, because they brought to fore the role of the Indian Army and Air Force during the short war. Her account of Kargil at some points reflects her personal attachment with Jammu and Kashmir and she opens up difference avenues of thinking for general readers about Kargil in particular and Jammu and Kashmir in general. She also ventures into the internal political dynamics of Leh and Kargil and gives a balanced account of political handling of the events in both the regions.
The book is a treasure-trove of information which will undoubtedly be a boon for nature enthusiasts, research scholars and tourists visiting Kargil. It also highlights the level of development which has taken place in Kargil, which is quite authentic as the author stayed in Kargil From 2007 to 2009. It also describes the present-day Kargil after ‘The Kargil War’.
Author: Navreet Milton
Features: HB, Har Anand