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Let us build a memorial fit for such pain and suffering: A tour of some of the world's greatest memorials courtesy the Prime Minister of India.

"They shall be remembered forever, They shall be alive forever, They shall be speaking forever, The people shall hear them forever." - Yeats[a]

Is it possible to build a memorial that can truly honour those who suffered at the hands of evil, those who fought against evil, or even harder, for those who died in vain and those who died due to no fault of their own? What you honour is an indication of your core beliefs and values. Who you cherish will mold you and future generations to come. Who you carry forward with you will give shape to nation-states and civilizations. Choose wisely what to honour, remember and knowingly carry forward...

The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh laying wreath at Air India Memorial, at Toronto, in Canada on June 28, 2010.jpg
The former Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh laying a wreath at the Air India Memorial, at Toronto, in Canada. The memorial is in memory of those who lost their lives onboard Air India Flight 182.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Israel, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, in Jerusalem, Israel on July 04, 2017 (1).jpg
Benjamin Netanyahu and Narendra Modi visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, in Jerusalem, Israel
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi laying wreath at the Piskarovskoye Memorial Cemetery, in St. Petersburg, Russia on June 01, 2017 (1).jpg
The Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery, in St. Petersburg, Russia
Photograph of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in... - NARA - 200156.tif
The first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, United States, 1949
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paid tributes to brave soldiers of UAE who made ultimate sacrifice in the service of UAE at Wahat Al Karama “Oasis of Dignity”, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on February 11, 2018 (2).jpg
The Wahat Al Karama “Oasis of Dignity”, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi visiting the Ismaili Somoni Monument, at Dusti Square, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on July 13, 2015 (1).jpg
The Ismaili Somoni Monument, at Dusti Square, Tajikistan
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage at the World War I Memorial, in Neuve-Chapelle, France on April 11, 2015 (2).jpg
The World War I Memorial, in Neuve-Chapelle, France. Visible is the Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, with the words "To the honour of the Army of India which fought in France and Belgium, 1914-1918, and in perpetual remembrance of those of their dead whose names are here recorded and who have no known grave"[b]
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the exhibition inside the 911 Memorial Museum, in New York on September 27, 2014 (4).jpg
An exhibition inside the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, in New York
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi signing the visitors’ book, during his visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, in Rwanda on July 24, 2018.JPG
Narendra Modi signing the visitors’ book, at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, in Rwanda
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage at Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial, in Washington DC on June 06, 2016 (1).jpg
The Prime Minister of India paying homage at Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial, in the Arlington National Cemetery near Washington DC. Kalpana Chawla, the first female of Indian origin to go to space, was lost along with the entire Columbia crew.





Note, there is no Wikipedia page for Ismaili Somoni Monument.
(Compiler's note: All images used are taken from already uploaded images on Wikipedia Commons. Emphasis has been to take images making sure the memorials are prominently visible in the photographs, and not the dignitaries. The images in which dignitaries do occupy substantial image space, is due to lack of replacements. Please do suggest better replacements if you find any. Thank you.)

Endnotes

  1. ^ W. B. Yeats, Nine One-Act Plays (1937), p. 36. See, Cathleen ni Houlihan, W. B. Yeats
  2. ^ Commonwealth War Graves Commission