Honoring Sacrifice: Class 7 NCERT Adds Chapter on National War Memorial
A chapter on 'National War Memorial - A Tribute to our Brave Soldiers' has been included in the Class 7 NCERT syllabus from this year, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. The initiative, jointly undertaken by the defense and education ministries, aims to inculcate "patriotism, devotion to duty and the values of courage and sacrifice" among school children and increase youth participation in nation building.
"The chapter highlights the history, significance and concept of the National War Memorial (NWM), besides the supreme sacrifice made by the brave men of the armed forces in the service of the nation since independence," the ministry said in a statement. .
"In the chapter, the two friends exchange letters and share their feelings of gratitude for the freedom they enjoy because of the sacrifices made by the brave," he says. "The deep emotional impact and connection, which arises in the minds and hearts of children when they visit an iconic monument, has been creatively brought out by the authors of NCERT," i