Mukherjee lays foundation stone of Berhampore military station
President Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation stone of Berhampore Military Station at Nabagram in West Bengal today.
Speaking on the occasion, Mukherjee said that the Indian Army has a very long history of commitment and dedication in the service of the nation.
He hoped that the Berhampore Military Station will carry on this glorious tradition. He saluted the soldiers who have laid down their lives in the line of duty.
He also deeply appreciated the contribution made by the Ministry of Defence, Indian Army and the Government of West Bengal in connection with the Berhampore Military Station.
In addition, he appreciated the contribution of the local people in providing land for the Military Station.
(Posted on 20-02-2014)