PM Modi to inaugurate war memorial in Bhopal today

NEW DELHI(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Bhopal on Friday evening, where he will inaugurate the newly built war memorial- Shaurya Samarak and address a meeting of ex-servicemen at Lal Pared ground.

Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar will accompany the Prime Minister, who will also call on Jain seer Acharyashri Vidhya Sagar Maharaj, who is staying in Bhopal during Chaaturmas.

The Shaurya Samarak is an imaginative and colourful presentation of valour of Indian forces and a tribute to the martyrs. The Samarak has been built on an about 13 acres campus at a cost of 41 crore rupees and various stages of life, war, death and victory over death have been displayed here.

Besides this, tradition of Indian soldiers’ valour and history has been exhibited in the Shaurya gallery. Country’s gratitude towards martyrs has been displayed in the form of martyrs blood drop and Shaurya Stambh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also arrive in Goa on Friday, a day ahead of the BRICS summit. Eleven heads of the countries will start arriving in Goa today.