VIPs Mark Kohima Battle

UK-Japan News June 2019

Dignitaries from Japan, the UK, Myanmar and the US commemorated the 75th anni­versary of the Battle of Kohima, which was fought from 4 April to 22 June, 1944, during the Burma Campaign of WWII. Digital news plat­form EastMojo reported the theme of the day as “Remembrance, Reconciliation and Rebirth”. British High Commissioner Sir Domini Anthony Gerard Asquith KCMG reaffirmed the bond between India, Japan and the UK, saying that the nations stand toge­ther “as three big democra­cies”.