• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Names of fallen soldiers imbibed gives me goosebumps, says Wing Commander on National War Memorial

|

New Delhi, Feb 25: Wing commander Sushmita Sekhon from the Indian Air Force on Monday said the names of of fallen soldiers on National War Memorial gave her goosebumps.

Names of fallen soldiers imbibed gives me goosebumps, says Wing Commander on National War Memorial

Speaking to ANI, Sekhon said,''Names of fallen soldiers are imbibed throughout this memorial which gives me goosebumps. And I'm part of this historic moment. This is a feeling that I can't describe in words.''

''I basically belong to a Defence family. My father is in vigilance department, my brother is in Army. I & my husband are in Air Force, brother-in-law in Navy, & father-in-law was in Navy. We all know the importance of this moment,'' she said.

PM Modi inaugurated the memorial by lightning up the enteral flame positioned at the bottom of the 15.5-metre tall obelisk. He also attended a rally of ex-servicemen at the National Stadium before unveiling the memorial.

The six bronze murals located in the Veerta Chakra zone at the National War Memorial, depicting famous battles fought by the armed forces, were made by noted artist Ram Sutar, who had designed the 182-m 'Statue of Unity'.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more