Executive Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave recognition to the fallen warriors at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on the Republic Day.
The notorious commemoration in the India Gate complex behind the overhang was introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 25, 2019.
The National War Memorial is an Indian public landmark worked to respect and recall warriors of the Indian military who gave the preeminent penance in equipped clashes of Independent India.
Spread over a region of roughly 40 sections of land, National War Memorial contains four concentric circles, specifically – the ‘Amar Chakra’, ‘Veerta Chakra’, ‘Tyag Chakra’ and the ‘Rakshak Chakra’ with names of 25,942 fighters engraved in brilliant letters on granite tablets.
It likewise incorporates a focal 15.5-m pillar, an endless fire and six bronze wall paintings portraying well known fights battled by the Indian Army, Air Force and the Navy in a covered display (Veerta Chakra).
The memorial is dedicated to soldiers killed during the Indo-China War in 1962, Indo-Pakistan Wars in 1947, 1965 and 1971, Indian Peace Keeping Force Operations in Sri Lanka and in the Kargil Conflict in 1999, and also those in the UN peacekeeping missions.