The Defence ministry on Thursday said school bands will be allowed to perform at the National War Memorial on a regular basis to inculcate in them the values of patriotism, devotion to duty and courage.
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In a press release, Baghel said the removal of the Amar Jawan Jyoti pained him.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and three service chiefs joined PM Narendra Modi as he paid tributes at a solemn ceremony.
The RSS and the BJP had no contribution in India's freedom struggle and did not make any sacrifice, thus misleading the people, he charged.
After India defeated Pakistan in the 1971 war, the Amar Jawan Jyoti was constructed as a memorial to Indian soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice.
The Amar Jawan Jyoti will be put out and people can now pay their respects at the eternal flame at the NWM, military officials said.
The iconic eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate for soldiers has been extinguished. It is getting merged with torch at National War Memorial.
The Amar Jawan Jyoti was constructed as a memorial for Indian soldiers who were killed in action in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, which India won, leading to the...
Amar Jawan Jyoti Row: ‘The flame of the Amar Jawan Jyoti is not being extinguished. It is being merged with the flame at the National War Memorial’.
The Victory Flame will be taken to the residences of the heroes of the 1971 war who were awarded medals for their gallantry, the Defence official said.
Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the successful Operation Vijay, is observed every year to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in 1999.
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The memorial is built to honour the fallen soldiers after independence.