Delhi to benefaction Dhaka dual cannons

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The Indian supervision is starting to palm over to Bangladesh dual cannons used by the “Mujib Battery” during the Liberation War as the gesticulate of goodwill.

Visiting Indian Chief of Army Staff Gen Vijay Kumar Singh is approaching to benefaction the cannons to his Bangladesh reflection Gen Mohammad Abdul Mubeen during the accessible time, says the home method source.

The initial artillery territory of Bangladesh Army was shaped upon Jul 22, 1971 in Konaban of India with 6 cannons (3.7 in. Howitzers) together with the dual presented by India. The newly shaped artillery was spoken after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The Mujib Battery took partial in the Liberation War underneath the “K Force” in Sector-2 as good as used the cannons in the battlefield, the source adds.

Speaking anonymously, the tall central of the home method said, “Being the initial artillery territory of Bangladesh Army, the crew fought bravely upon the frontier. Though those cannons have been not in operation now, they have good ancestral worth to Bangladesh as good as the army.”

He combined the dual cannons would be brought to the republic by the Benapole land pier as good as recorded as souvenirs.

Lt Col Tauhid-ul-Islam upon interest of the Principal Staff Officer had progressing sent the minute to the home method requesting it to take correct stairs for arranging tax-free import of the cannons, pronounced the tall official.

Joint Commissioner (Customs) Azizur Rahman of Benapole land pier told The Daily Star they perceived the fax from the Prime Minister’s Office per the cannons yesterday.

A home method source however pronounced the cannons have already arrived during the land port.

Gen Vijay Kumar Singh arrived here yesterday afternoon upon the five-day central visit, contend Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) sources.

Commissioned in the Rajput Regiment in 1971, General Singh had taken partial in Bangladesh’s War of Liberation as good as was partial of operations in multiform areas together with Feni as good as Cox’s Bazar.

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