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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in brief Singapore stopover

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Twitter/@rajnathsingh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a quick stopover in Singapore on Saturday throughout his return journey from Indonesia.

Throughout his go to, Singh paid respects to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by putting a wreath on the Indian Nationwide Military (INA) marker, as introduced by the defence ministry.

The Defence Minister had not too long ago concluded a two-day journey to Jakarta, Indonesia, the place he participated in a gathering of the 10-nation ASEAN and engaged with a few of its dialogue companions.

Based on the ministry’s assertion, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose himself proposed the development of a monument to honour the “Unknown Warriors” of the INA, laying the inspiration stone in July 1945. Singh acknowledged this legacy by paying homage on the INA Memorial marker in Singapore, expressing heartfelt tributes to the INA’s ‘Unknown Warriors’ in a submit on X, previously often called Twitter.

Singh highlighted that in 1995, the Nationwide Heritage Board of Singapore erected the INA marker on the identical location as the unique memorial.

Moreover, the defence minister took half in a prayer session on the Sri Srinivasa Perumal temple, devoted to Lord Vishnu and one in every of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples relationship again to 1855.

Throughout his go to, Singh additionally explored the Indian Heritage Centre positioned within the “Little India” space of the city-state.

Established in 2015 beneath the Nationwide Heritage Board, the centre serves as a documentation hub, narrating the compelling journey of Singaporean Indians, as per the defence ministry.

With inputs from PTI

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