Tag: 357 Martyrs

Assam Rifles (military unit) has constructed a war memorial “Veer Samriti”in Nagaland, Kohima for 357 Army & Assam Rifles, died while fighting against insurgency against north-eastern state. About “Veer Samriti” war memorial: The memorial has been built at Mokokchung, Nagaland (one of the cultural & intellectual center), which was planned & executed by Inspector General Assam Rifles (North), will be inaugurated soon. The names of the 357 martyrs have been carved on a single granite stone. The memorial is spread over 13,500 sq feet & was built by 44 Assam Rifles. The 19 feet high war memorial is having 3 converging posts signifying the Army, Air Force and Assam Rifles. About Assam Rifles: Founded-1835. Headquarters-Shillong, Meghalaya.