Uttarakhand War Memorial

About Uttarakhand War Memorial

Since World War-I, the land of Uttarakhand has given birth to thousands of warriors who have shed their blood for our country. Uttarakhand is not only known as Devbhumi but also called as 'Veer Bhumi'. 

near DehradunCheer Bagh
9.3 kms / 3 mins
From IBST Dehradun
Free Entry

**Currenty under construction**

30 mins

Uttarakhand War Memorial in Dehradun

The young guns from Uttarakhand not only raised the flag of their country high but has also performed their duty with righteousness. The two glorifying regiments of Uttarakhand i.e the Kumaon Regiment and the Garhwal Rifles has always brought laurels to the country. To offer homage to the brave soldiers, the Uttarakhand Government has taken the decision of building a War Memorial in the honour of the brave sons of Uttarakhand. This war memorial is a tribute to the martyrs who have sacrificed their life for the service of the nation.

Architecture:

The Architecture of Uttarakhand War Memorial is designed by a local architect of Dehradun. This War Memorial will consist of seven pillars on which the name of more than 1400 martyrs will be carved. The other highlights of this War Memorial are:

  • A martyr statue in the middle.
  • Stairs with the ramp on both side and a platform to give tribute to the martyrs.
  • The National flag of India and the Indian Army flags, Navy and Air-force on its side.
  • An RCC wall in the front side carved with Marty's name and upside down rifle on it.

 Note: Recently the government of Uttarakhand has approved the land for Uttarakhand War Memorial. The construction of this War Memorial will start from 30th of July.

Location of Uttarakhand War Memorial

Uttarakhand War Memorial is located in near Dehradun ( Cheer Bagh).

Location & How to Reach Uttarakhand War Memorial

Uttarakhand War Memorial or Shaurya Sthal will be constructed in Cheed Bagh or Cheer Bagh/Chir Bagh Dehradun. 'Cheed' refers to Pine tree in Hindi. This lush green area is surrounded by tall Pine trees offering mesmerising views to the visitors.

Read How to Reach guide for Dehradun.

What is Uttarakhand War Memorial famous for?

Uttarakhand War Memorial is popular place for following activities/ interests - War memorial.

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