Narsinghpur (MP): Army Chief General V K Singh on Saturday said here that he had decided to celebrate this year as the year of former military personnel.

Gen Singh was speaking after inaugurating a blood bank and a newborn care unit built in memory of former minister, late Colonel Ajay Narayan Mushran, at the district Hospital here.

Expressing solidarity with former defence personnel, the Army Chief said the aim of marking the year for them was to solve their problems speedily.

Singh, along with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, also laid the foundation of a stadium to be built in memory of Colonel Mushran.

Speaking on the occasion, Chouhan praised the Army Chief for "always speaking the truth".


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