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Ambala to have a war memorial

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Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) To ensure that the genesis of the first war of independence which took place in Ambala is stamped in the memory of the youth, Ambala Cantonment will soon have a unique one of its kind war memorial called ‘Aazadi Ki Pehli Ladai Ka Samarak’.

The digital walk-through and interactive screens in the memorial coupled with traditional art will add to the magnificence of the monument.

Home Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday held a meeting with officers and directed them to expedite work on the project. He also directed to constitute a committee of historians who will authenticate the information to be displayed in the memorial.

The war memorial will include an audio-visual for short films, digital walk-through, 5-D auditorium, besides paintings of freedom fighters.

A separate gallery will be created for the freedom fighters from Haryana.

The memorial will house a 210-foot-height tower, as well as a 20-foot high wall, where the names of the freedom fighters will be inscribed.

It will have six lawns which will mention the names of the freedom fighters. Apart from this, a museum based on the history of Ambala and the freedom fighters of Haryana in the 1857 revolution is also being built.

–IANS

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