71st R-Day: First time PM Modi to pay respects at NWM

In a break from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay respects at the National War Memorial along with the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) and the three service chiefs before proceeding for the Republic Day parade. Earlier, PM and others used to lay wreaths at the Amar Jawan Jyoti lactated at India Gate on Republic Day.

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