Two Vijayanta tanks, used by the Indian Army during the war between India-Pakistan and India-China, will be kept at Kasturchand Park for display. In this regard, the Heritage Committee got the approval from the headquarters of the Army of North Maharashtra and Gujarat Sub Area.
Meeting of the Heritage Committee was held in Nagpur on Wednesday at Nagpur Municipal Corporation. In this meeting, the proposal regarding tanks was discussed the same was unanimously approved by the committee.
The meeting was attended by Heritage Committee Member and Deputy Commissioner of the Corporation Rajesh Mohite, Assistant Director (In-charge) of Municipal Planning Department, Sunil Dahikar, Assistant Director of Urban Planning Department, Committee Member Dr. Tapan Chakraborty, Dr. Ashok Mokha, Colonel Rakesh Kumar, Chief of North Maharashtra and Gujarat Sub Area Army Headquarters were present.
The Indian Army’s North Maharashtra and Gujarat Sub Area are headquartered in Nagpur. It was proposed to keep the army tanks used in the war in display for students and tourists at Kasturchand Park. The proposal was approved by the Heritage Committee. The tanks will be maintained and repaired by the army. These tanks have come from Delhi.
Earlier, four cannons were found in the excavation at Kasturchand Park. Committee member Ashok Mokha proposed that the cannons should be kept for the display at Kasturchand Park for the citizens. The letter for the approval should be immediately sent to the Geological Survey of India. The issue was also approved by the Heritage Committee.
The beautification of Zero Mile will be done by Nagpur Metro Rail. The proposal was submitted to the committee. A presentation by Metro was made at the meeting, as per the order of the High Court. But due to many lacunae the committee directed that the amended proposal should be submitted for approval at the next meeting as there were errors in the proposal.