Kargil Chowk

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Kargil Chowk
Flag of India.svg India
For The Great Martyrs of Kargil War
Location25°36′28.77″N 85°10′03.06″E / 25.6079917°N 85.1675167°E / 25.6079917; 85.1675167
Burials by nation
Burials by war
To the great soldiers of Bihar & Jharkhand who sacrificed their lives in Kargil War.
Statistics source: Official site of Patna

Kargil Chowk is a War memorial. It was established in year 2000, at the North-East corner of Gandhi Maidan, Patna.[1] It is dedicated to the soldiers from Bihar & Jharkhand who had sacrificed their lives in the Kargil War in 1999.[2]

List engraved names on Kargil Chowk[edit]

Following are the martyrs whose names are engraved on Kargil Chowk war memorial.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

Of late Kargil Chowk has witnessed several candle light marches by the general public to pay homage, to protest and to demand justice.[4][5][6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Diktat to mend auto manners". Telegraphindia.com. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Kargil Chowk". Go4patna.com. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Landmarks". Patna.bih.nic.in. 22 March 1912. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Candle Light March in support of Irom Sharmila at Kargil Chowk". e-pao.net. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  5. ^ "About Kargil Chowk". ftd.travel. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Candle Light March in Patna in honour of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's memory". lockerdome.com. Retrieved 24 August 2016.

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