Darjeeling: April 09, 2012
Darjeeling Lok Shaba MP Jaswant Singh on his way back to Delhi, on Sunday laid the foundation stone of Gorkha Museum at Batasia War Memorial in Darjeeling. Also present on the day were District Magistrate Dr. Saumitra Mohan, Darjeeling MLA Trilok Kumar Dewan and Darjeeling Municipality Chairman Amar Singh Rai.
The District magistrate informed about the project amounts to Rs 1crore and MP Jaswant Singh will be aiding Rs 25lakh from the MP’s fund for the construction of the project.
The museum will also have the collection of Hemant Pradhan who is the resident of Darjeeling and has been collection various assets in connection to the army.
MP Jaswant Singh had arrived at Darjeeling on 3rd April and on his stay at Darjeeling different organization as well as GJM party members, Darjeeling MLA Trilok Kumar Dewan, Darjeeling Municipality Chairman met him said the official source. (TS)