Date : 19 Jan 2022
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Why in News?
- Tourism Minister G. Kishan Reddy has appealed to everybody especially the youth to visit National War Memorial. He said that students of all States and Universities must visit the National War Memorial which imbues everyone with a patriotic zeal.
- The National War Museum represents the gratitude of a nation to its Armed Forces.
- The Memorial helps to strengthen the sense of belonging, high moral values, sacrifice, and national pride in our citizens. It stands testimony to the sacrifices made by our soldiers during various conflicts, United Nations Operations, Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Operations since Independence.
- Since its inauguration in 2019, the NWM has become very popular among citizens and tourists visiting Delhi.
- The minister paid tributes to the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for the Nation and displayed distinguished acts of valour during wartime.
- He also observed the Next of Kin ceremony at the Memorial.
- A Daily Retreat Ceremony and a Daily NoK (Next of Kin) Ceremony by Next of Kin of a martyr are held before sunset at the National War Memorial.