/ PM Modi To Inaugurate National War Memorial In Delhi Today

NDTV : Feb 25, 2019, 05:50 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the National War Memorial, situated in the India Gate complex, to the nation today. He will light the flame positioned at the bottom of the stone-made obelisk to pay homage to the soldiers who died in line of duty. National War Memorial complex, spread across 40 acres, includes a central obelisk, and six bronze murals depicting famous battles fought by Army, Air Force & Navy.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the National War Memorial, situated in the India Gate complex, to the nation today. He will light the flame positioned at the bottom of the stone-made obelisk to pay homage to the soldiers who died in the line of duty.

The National War Memorial complex, spread across 40 acres, includes a central obelisk, an eternal flame, and six bronze murals depicting famous battles fought by the Army, the Air Force and the Navy.

The design of the National War Memorial has a layout comprising four concentric circles, namely, the 'Amar Chakra' or Circle of Immortality, the 'Veerta Chakra' or Circle of Bravery, the 'Tyag Chakra' or Circle of Sacrifice, and the 'Rakshak Chakra' or Circle of Protection.