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Patriot tunes: School bands to perform at National War Memorial

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The Defence ministry on Thursday said school bands will be allowed to perform at the National War Memorial on a regular basis to inculcate in them the values of patriotism, devotion to duty and courage.
A decision to this effect has been jointly taken by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Education has directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to prepare a schedule of school bands in consultation with the Ministry of Education and the Government of the  NCT of Delhi so that schools bands can perform at the  National War Memorial  . The place, themes, tunes etc. of the band can be decided in coordination with the Directorate of National War Memorial & Museum (NWM&M), Headquarter Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS) keeping in view the sanctity of the Memorial.
The likely date for performances of these school bands at the NWM is from February 22, ahead of the third anniversary of the dedication of the NWM to the nation. 

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