As promised by the PM in 2014 during his election campaign, the National War Memorial is well and truly, a reality now.
First proposed by the armed forces back in 1960s, it took about 6 decades for India to have its own War Memorial.
In the words of Lieutenant General PS Rajeshwar, the chief of Integrated Defense Staff,
“It is a tribute to our fallen heroes and the bravest of the brave. It epitomizes a rich saga of courage, valour and selfless sacrifice made by our heroes in the rich military tradition”
Here are some interesting facts about the site which you may find insightful: