PM Narendra Modi attends WWI centenary commemorative celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended the commemorative ceremony of the First World War in the national capital.

ANI| Updated: Mar 15, 2015, 20:37 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi attends WWI centenary commemorative celebrations

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended the commemorative ceremony of the First World War in the national capital.

At the ceremony, Prime Minister Modi interacted with the Chiefs of all three services - Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha.

In World War I, India contributed a large number of divisions and brigades to the European, Mediterranean and the Middle East theatres of war. Over 10 lakh troops served the British Empire overseas in the course of the war.