DHARAMSHALA: At the time when nation celebrates 75th Independence day, the hill town Dharamshala which already on global maps due to cricket stadium and Tibetan community residing here has got another feature of a ‘War Museum’ which has come up with a cost of around 10 crores.
chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated this museum to the people and laid foundation stone of Freedom Fighters Memorial at Dari area near here on Wednesday. In his message to the people of the State he said that he salutes the great heroes of freedom struggle and all those valiant soldiers who sacrificed themselves for sake of the Nation.
The War Museum, he said was a reminder of the sacrifices of the valiant soldiers of Himachal Pradesh, right from recipients of Victoria Cross to Parmveer Chakra. He said that the Museum would provide a peep, a flashback to learn and know about the Nations first Param Vir Chakra recipient, the highest gallantry awardee, Major Somnath Sharma to late Captain Bikram Batra, Saurabh Kalia, and others who laid their lives for the sake of the Nation.