National War Memorial Southern

The National War Memorial Southern Command is a war memorial in Pune Cantonment, India, dedicated to post-Independence war martyrs. This is the only war memorial in South Asia which has been erected by citizens' contributions.[1] The memorial was unveiled and dedicated to the nation on August 15, 1998. A Mig 23 BN, used in the Kargil War, is on display at the memorial.[1] A replica of the now decommissioned frigate INS Trishul, which served in the Liberation of Goa and the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, is also on display. Mig 23 BN aircraft at National War Memorial Pune Recently, the Pune Cantonment Board sanctioned a sum of ₹32,00,000 ($47,550) for renovation of the memorial.[2] The work included laying a new lawn, landscaping and laying pathways for visitors.[1]

Read more

View Larger Map