France to have memorial for Indians who took part in World War I
A memorial dedicated to Indians who fought in World War ...
He said there was nothing about Indians at these places, though India made a significant contribution to Britain’s war effort in World War I. “We felt that it needs to be rectified,” he said. Chhina said the USI is producing ‘Battlefield Guides’ focused on the battles of the Indian Army to enable people to visit many exotic locations where they fought. “It will tell you where to go and what had happened there hundred years ago. It links the present to the past and tells the Indian story,” Chhina said, adding that they had also talked to the local tour operators.
He said such guides were also being produced for places in India including Kohima and Imphal and sites associated with India’s First War of Independence in 1857.