Gurgaon: A new war memorial at Palam Vihar in Gurgaon in the memory of martyrs of the 13 Kumaon Regiment during the 1962 war with China will be inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on December 29, an organiser said on Wednesday.

The memorial in Sector 23 will be dedicated to 114 martyrs of the regiment who sacrificed their lives for the country on November 18, 1962 at Rezang La in Ladakh area of Jammu and Kashmir."Nearly 1,600 war widows and ex-servicemen will attend the function," said T C Rao, veteran president, Vijay Diwas and Rezang La Shahidi Samaroh Samiti.

(Agencies)

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