Britain has launched a new digital archive telling the inspiring stories of war heroes, including six Indians, as part of the U.K. government’s centenary celebrations to mark World War I. The new Digital Archive was launched by Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to chronicle individual biographies of the war heroes. It can be accessed through the UK government’s official gov.uk portal.
The Indians to be archived digitally for their important role during the War are: Risaldar Badlu Singh from Punjab, Sepoy Chatta Singh from Uttar Pradesh, Naik Darwan Singh Negi from Uttar Pradesh (modern day Uttarakhand), Lance Naik Lala from Himachal Pradesh, Rifleman Gabar Sing Negi from modern day Uttarakhand and Lance-Daffadar Gobind Singh from Rajasthan. Besides six warrior from India, the 11 countries covered by the special plaques include Pakistan (3), Nepal (2), Canada (70), Australia (66), New Zealand (16), South Africa (14) US (5), Denmark (2), Belgium (1) and Ukraine (1).
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. How many Indian have got the place in Digital Archive of the United Kingdom?
2. The new Digital Archive was launched by which organization?
Courtesy: The Hindu