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Modi pays tribute to World War I martyrs

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, March 10: Prime Minister rendra Modi on Tuesday marked the centery commemoration of World War I by paying homage to the martyrs here. Modi laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti here, a day after the commemoration was iugurated by President Prab Mukherjee. “Marking the Centery Commemoration of World War I, paid homage to the martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti,” Modi said in a message.

The commemoration will be in the memory of the 1.5 million Indian soldiers who fought in the war and over 74,000 who made the supreme sacrifice, whose mes are etched in stone on India Gate. The period 2014-2018 is being commemorated as the centery of World War I. (IANS)

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