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Amar Jawan Jyoti flame to be extinguished, merged with National War Memorial torch

Scroll | 21/01/2022 11:02 AM | Click to read full article

The ceremonial flame of the Amar Jawan Jyoti, a war memorial at the India Gate in Delhi, will be extinguished on Friday for the first time since it was lit in 1972, the Hindustan Times reported, citing officials. The flame will be merged with the torch at the National War Memorial.

Air Marshal Balabhadra Radha Krishna, the chief of integrated defence staff, will carry out the merger at an event scheduled to begin at 3.30 pm on Friday.