After 4 decades, memorial to India’s soldiers is ready


India will get its first National War Memorial (NWM) over four decades after it was first proposed by the armed forces.
The project had been pending for decades under previous governments, including the NDA-1.

The memorial, with the names of all of Independent India’s war dead, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 25.

The Ministry of Defence will shortly give the media a preview of the memorial located in the ‘C Hexagon’ of the India Gate circle.

MoD officials said the memorial was to have been completed six months after the cabinet note was passed in September 2015, but was delayed for several reasons. Read More

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