Kargil Chowk, Patna

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Kargil Chowk

Kargil Chowk, situated in North-East corner of Gandhi Maidan, is a war memorial in memories of those martyrs who lost their lives in Kargil war during 1999. The memorial was inaugurated in 2000. The soldiers, belonging to Bihar & Jharkhand(Later), have their names engraved on the memorial. Every year on 26th July, on the occasion of Kargil Victory Day, this memorial is beautifully decorated and honour is given to the martyrs.

The memorial is named as " Shaheed-E-Kargil Smriti Park ". It has a small dome , supported by four pillars. In the middle of the base, a symbolic gun with a military cap is mounted, denoting the war memorial. A series of steps takes to the base. A small, but beautiful garden encircles the memorial. On the entrance, the names of the martyrs are engraved on the black vertical slab.
The martyrs are :

Major Chandrabhusan Dwivedi - Sheohar
General Digambar Dixit  - Palamau (Jharkhand)
General Prabhakar Kumar Singh - Bhagalpur
Nayak Ganesh Prasad Yadav - Patna
Lance Naik Rambachan Rai - Vaishali
Lance Nayak Vidayanand Singh - Bhojpur
Naik Bishuni Rai - Saran
Naik Subedar Nageshar Mahto - Ranchi (Jharkhand)
Naik Neeraj Kumar - Lakhisarai
Naik Sunil Kumar Singh - Muzaffarpur
Havaldar Ratan Kumar Singh - Bhagalpur
Sepoy Hardeo Kumar Singh - Nalanda
Sepoy Rambhu Singh - Siwan
Sepoy Arvind Kumar Pandey - East Champaran
Sepoy Pramod Kumar - East Champaran
Sepoy Arvind Kumar Pandey - East Champaran
Sepoy Raman Kumar Jha - Saharanpur
Sepoy Harikrishna Ram - Sivan

How to reach: Situated on the periphery of Gandhi Maidan , it is easily accessible by autos or private vehicles.

Distance:
Patna Junction: 3-4 km
Airport: 9-10 km
Mithapur Bus stand: 7-8 km

Nearby Places:
Christ Church: 0.05 km
Gandhi Maidan: 0.0 km
Gandhi Sangrahalaya: 0.2 km
Golghar: 0.4 km