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In memory of martyrs: A quick walk through India's first war memorial at India Gate

Feb 25, 2019, 06.53 PM (IST)

For the first time, India received its first national memorial dedicated to the country's martyrs. The national war memorial in located at Delhi's India gate circle. The demand for the memorial has been 6 decades and got a nod finally in October 2015 under the Modi government. Built at the cost of Rs 176 crore, the memorial is dedicated to 29,542 martyrs and their supreme sacrifice for the nation. It spans 40 acres and has been built by combining 2 lawns at the India Gate circle. Here's a quick walkthrough the memorial.