On the eve of 20th anniversary of Kargil War, Triumph has paid homage to the brave hearts of the country. The company celebrated the achievements of the Army by paying respects to the soldiers who were martyred. To commemorate the event, 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. Captain Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra recipient was a part of the 13 JAK-RIF. The 21 days long, 1850 kms ride was accompanied by 14 riders on 9 Triumphs motorcycles which included Street Twin, Street Scrambler and bikes from the Tiger 800 range. Through the journey, the convoy halted at various army bases and met the families of the soldier who served in the Kargil War. The ride concluded on 25th July, 2019 in 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”.