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‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Defence Minister launches heritage gallery at MDL

As a part of this Mahotsav, MDL opened the ‘Dharohar’ for the public and is organising an exhibition showcasing marquee defence platforms from December 13 to 19
‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Defence Minister launches heritage gallery at MDL
‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Defence Minister launches heritage gallery at MDL

New Delhi: In consonance with the ongoing celebration of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ (AKAM) theme by the government, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh virtually inaugurated the public exhibitions at 75 locations and the curated museums at seven locations including ‘Dharohar’- Heritage Gallery of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) on December 30. The inauguration ceremony was conducted under the able direction of the Ministry of Defence's Secretary Ajay Kumar (IAS) and other senior executives of the Ministry of Defence.

As a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav,’ MDL opened the ‘Dharohar’ for the public and is organising an exhibition showcasing marquee defence platforms built by MDL from December 13 to December 19.

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Kishori Tai Pednekar, Mayor of Mumbai (MCGM) was the guest of honour for the event. MDL’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) VAdm Narayan Prasad {AVSM, NM, IN (Retd.)}; Director (Submarine and Heavy Engineering) Cdr Jasbir Singh IN (Retd), Director (Finance) Sanjiv Singhal, Director (Shipbuilding) Biju George, CVO Mahesh Chandra and other executives of MDL were also present during the virtual launch event.

MDL registered an overwhelming response during the first day of the public opening of ‘Dharohar’ and will also be anticipating the decent number of visitors for the remaining days of AKAM ensuring strict COVID appropriate behaviour.

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