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Bengaluru: 78-feet-tall monolith at National Military Memorial to be inaugurated by December

The installation of the 78-feet tall jumbo monolith (Veeragallu) structure bearing the names of martyred soldiers who fought for the country is currently in progress. The structure was originally scheduled to be erected by the end of July 2019.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th anniversarty celebrations: 'Victory Flame' to be taken from Delhi to Dras

"The Year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of victory in 'Operation Vijay', popularly known as the 'Kargil War'. The Kargil War is a saga of strong political, military and diplomatic actions. The nation shall be celebrating the 20th anniversary of victory this year in Kargil War with pride, honour and inspiration," the Army said.


A day in the life of National War Memorial: ‘Sometimes, it is important to kill’

Amid India-Pak tension, at the new memorial for killed soldiers, peace gets a faint hearing.

Our fitting tribute

The National War Memorial is a reminder that our soldiers are the unsung heroes of our democracy. It is incumbent on all citizens to act in a manner that boosts the morale of our armed forces

Explained: India’s National War Memorial

Nearly six decades after it was first proposed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial, sprawled over 40 acres at the India Gate complex in the heart of the national capital.

Past govts didn't think of memorial for jawans, PM Modi built war memorial: Rajnath Singh

The Congress criticised Rajnath Singh for attending a political function at a time when tensions between India and Pakistan are escalating


Unveiling war memorial, PM Modi slams Congress: India first or family?

Paying homage to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack, Modi, accused the Opposition of “compromising national security”, saying demands of the defence sector were not addressed by the previous governments.

National War Memorial inauguration highlights: PM Modi lights eternal flame

National War Memorial inauguration highlights: Names of the 25,942 soldiers who died in multiple conflicts after Independence have been engraved in gold on granite tablets, and placed on 16 ‘honour walls’ in two concentric circles named ‘Tyag Chakra’

Delhi: Flame to be lit at war memorial today

The memorial will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday in a dedication ceremony and opened to the public, decades after the project was conceptualised in 1961.

National war memorial: For 68 years, an idea in the works

If all goes according to plan, the memorial, along with a war museum, will come up at Princess Park near India Gate in the next five years.

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First change of guard at National War Memorial

The change of guard at the memorial will now take place at 9.50 am every Sunday