New British Indian Army Memorial to be built in Scotland

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New British Indian Army Memorial to be built in Scotland

A new British Indian Army memorial has been approved to be built in the Scottish city of Glasgow to commemorate the sacrifices of millions of Indian soldiers who fought alongside the British during the two world wars.

An overview of the news

  • In this, the contribution of more than 40 lakh Indian soldiers who fought on behalf of Britain in both the world wars will be shown.

  • Scotland, the local council of Glasgow has approved plans to build a memorial. Glaswegian City Council is now making the final preparations to build the memorial.

  • This war memorial will be built near an art gallery and museum named Kelvingrove.

  • According to Colourful Heritage, the organisation that made the memorial, the diversity of India can also be shown through this memorial. 

  • Therefore, it will give information about the contribution of all the soldiers of Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian religions.

  • The contribution of those Sikh and Muslim soldiers who participated in the Second World War will be specially shown in the memorial.

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