Dharti Ke Lal
On Monday June 29th 2009 , there was large gathering of people at Kopri Railway Fly Over , on Easter Express Highway . District Governor Rtn,B. Dhurandar , initiated and guided the Rotarians of Deonar and Thane0, to put up a monument called â€˜DHARTI KI LALâ€™. This was a memorial to remind all of the sacrifices made by our soldiers for our MOTHER LAND. There were officers from all three services of Indian Armed forces were present .Memorial was inaugurated by Rear-Admiral P.K.ChatterjeeN.M.,FLAG OFFICER Maharashtra and Gujrat Naval area.
Guest of honour for this event were Brig,B,Mathew,Cdr Mumbai sub-area, and fron Airforce ,Group Captain Shailendra Verma. It was very solmn evening , as the parents of Martyers and the dignitaries of Thane ,Muncipal commissioner ,Police commissioner ,Mayor of Thane ,were all present.
It was a historical event , Tribute to soldiers from people of Thane.