PM Modi and Israeli PM Netanyahu visited Indian War Cemetery in Haifa, Israel. The leaders paid homage to the Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during World War I to liberate Jerusalem.
They also unveiled a plaque commemorating Major Dalpat Singh.
Haifa Indian Cemetery is in the memory of Indian soldiers that fell in the Haifa liberation war in 1918.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 6, 2017
The Cemetery contains graves of 49 servicemen of the First World War (46 identified) out of which 44 are Indian.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 6, 2017
Saluting the sacrifice of the brave! The PMs lay wreaths at Indian cemetery at Haifa, which Indian cavalry regiments helped liberate in 1918 pic.twitter.com/h2w6W73E6r— Gopal Baglay (@MEAIndia) July 6, 2017
Hailing the hero of Haifa— Gopal Baglay (@MEAIndia) July 6, 2017
The leaders unveil a plaque commemorating Major Dalpat Singh whose bravery in this battle is folklore pic.twitter.com/RReI5GWb4k