War memorial site soon: Jaitley
On the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, Defence Minister along with the Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R K Dhowan, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti
On the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the government will soon finalise the site for construction of a "grand" National War Memorial.
After paying homage to martyrs of the 1999 war with Pakistan, Jaitley said he would soon be visiting the Princess Park locality near the India Gate complex here with the chiefs of three Services to take an appropriate decision on the issue.
Jaitley said the government has earmarked Rs 100 crore for the construction for the war memorial and the war museum
The Defence Minister said the war museum would be built at the site of Princess Park.