Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone of new Army HQ building

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New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils a plaque during the foundation stone laying ceremony of the 'Thal Sena Bhawan' in Delhi Cantt, New Delhi, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane (to Singh's left) is also seen. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils a plaque during the foundation stone laying ceremony of the ‘Thal Sena Bhawan’ in Delhi Cantt, New Delhi, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane (to Singh’s left) is also seen. (PTI Photo)

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone for construction of a new Army headquarter building in Delhi Cantonment on Monday.

Christened ‘Thal Sena Bhawan’, the complex will be spread over nearly 39 acres.

“We have laid the first stone of the new Sena Bhawan… It will represent the unsung heroes of the armed forces who have sacrificed their lives for the country,” he said.

(PTI)