France: New statue commemorates role of Indian soldiers in WWI

Last updated on Nov 11, 2018, 07:25 pm
France: New statue commemorates role of Indian soldiers in WWI

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Indian soldiers went undocumented as they came under British Empire

The unveiling sets the ball rolling for a series of events planned by IFSC to honor the memory of thousands of Indian soldiers, who largely went undocumented as the forces at the time tended to be British Empire soldiers or soldiers of Indian princely states.

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IFSC President says soldiers' efforts need to be portrayed globally

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IFSC working on another Indian war memorial in France

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UK, Europe witnessing commemorative events to mark Indian soldiers' contribution

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