War Memorial: An Idea For PM Modi

War Memorial: An Idea For PM Modi

“Should not there be a war memorial? I feel some good things have been left for me to do.”  This was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sentiment—four months before he rode to power in a wave election of hope–at a function to mark the golden jubilee of Lata Mangeshkar’s immortal number, ‘Aye […]

 

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