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Your Story: India gets first War Memorial since independence

India Feb 25, 2019, 09.21 PM (IST)

The National War Memorial is a state-of-art monument spread over an area of approximately 40 acres and is a tribute to Indian soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice for the country post-independence. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the memorial today at a ceremony in accordance with military traditions. The memorial was unveiled as the nation mourns 40 CRPF personnel who were martyred in the Pulwama terror attack on February 14.