Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal attended as chief guest the inaugural of a two-day 40th anniversary celebration of the INS Chilka on Friday.
Lal, who was on his maiden visit to the INS Chilka paid tributes to the martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty by laying a wreath at the Station War Memorial followed by a ceremonial guard of honour.
Subsequently, the Governor was given a brief presentation on the history, role and responsibilities of INS Chilka and also its several linkages and contributions to the State. In addition, he also visited various training facilities.
The Governor addressed the station personnel and their families on his ‘Vision of India’ and the roles of citizens in making the country attain its glorious past.