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Himachal CM pays tributes to martyrs at National War Memorial

Vijyender Sharma | February 27, 2019 06:14 PM

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur visited National War Memorial near India Gate at New Delhi on Wednesday and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the country.

He said that it was due to the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that such a magnificent monument had been constructed to honour the armed forces. The monument honours about 26000 martyrs who laid down their lives for the country during war or various operations and every citizen should visit this place to express their gratitude towards the martyrs. He said that the memorial will help in strengthening the sense of belonging, patriotism and national pride in our citizens.

The Chief Minister took a round of the memorial and evinced keen interest in the inscribed details of the soldiers.

Colonel D.S. Basera, Lt. Colonel Santosh Katoch apprised the Chief Minister about the memorial.

Political Adviser to CM Trilok Jamwal, Additional Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister and Principal Resident Commissioner Sanjay Kundu and other senior officers accompanied the Chief Minister.

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