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Armistice Day Celebrated


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Imphal, Nov 8: Armistice Day, Remembrance Day or Poppy Day celebrated at Imphal War Cemetery, Dulaland, Imphal today.
Each year in November, Imphal Campaign Foundation WW2 led by Yumnam Rajeshwor, Co Founder of Imphal Campaign Foundation WW2, paid tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts.

November 11 is known as Armistice Day, Remembrance Day or Poppy Day. The day is observed on the nearest Sunday ahead of November 11, and hence Yumnam Rajeshwor along with other volunteers of Imphal Campaign Foundation WW2 pay tribute to the men and women died on the day today at War Cemetery Imphal.
This day marks the centenary of the First World War year.
During the First World War, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. In many parts of the world, people observe a two-minute silence at 11am on 11 November.

Last modified onSunday, 08 November 2015 17:49

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