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Sitharaman reviews war memorial project at India Gate circle

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Thursday reviewed the progress of the War Memorial (NWM) being constructed at the India Gate, along with Navy chief and other senior officials.

"The with of Chiefs of Staff Committee, senior hierarchy of the and the forces reviewed the project. Progress is being closely monitored ever since the work began," tweeted.

The NWM will be the first memorial to honour all the 26,000 martyrs of the defence forces who gave up their lives in different operations since independence.

"The work at the site is in full swing and necessary actions are being taken to ensure that all obstacles are overcome and the memorial is ready by January 25 deadline," the officials said.

Sitharaman has also formed an oversight committee to ensure that all the memorial related work is completed in time, the official stated.

She holds a weekly review meeting to keep a close track on the project with senior officials of the ministry and the armed forces.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 22:20 IST