F-amilies of martyrs would be honoured during the Golden Jubilee year-CM.
Chandigarh, July 31–The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has announced that one of the 28 gates at the entry points into the state would be named after Shaheed Udham Singh to mark the Golden Jubilee of the state. Besides, one chowk each in every town in western and northern Haryana would be named after the illustrious revolutionary.
He disclosed this while speaking at a public meeting on the occasion of the 76th martyrdom day of Shaheed Udham Singh here today.
Highlighting the sacrifices made by revolutionaries like Shaheed Udham Singh, the Chief Minister urged the people to rise above religious and regional divide and work for the development of Haryana by following the concept of ‘Haryana Ek-Haryanvi Ek’.
He said that the families of martyrs would be honoured during the Golden Jubilee year and their statues would be installed throughout the state. Besides, a statue of Shaheed Udham Singh would be installed at the memorial being developed in Ambala, and the Ayodhya Chowk on the Shahabad-Barada Road would be renamed as Shaheed Udham Singh Chowk. He announced Rs 21 lakh for the Kamboj Dharamshala in Kurukshetra.
Earlier, the Chief Minister, along with the Himachal Pradesh Governor, Mr. Acharya Dev Vrat, Haryana Food and Supplies Minister, Mr. Karan Dev Kamboj, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Minister, Mr. Krishan Kumar Bedi, Minister of State for Minies and Geology, Mr. Nayab Singh Saini, MP Mr. Raj Kumar Saini, Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Mr. Shyam Singh Rana, MLA, Thanesar, Mr. Subhash Sudha, MLA, Ladwa, Dr. Pawan Saini, and MLA, Nilokheri, Mr. Bhagwan Dass Kabir Panthi paid floral tributes to Shaheed Udham Singh.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated three projects developed at the cost of Rs 24 crore. These include a polytechnic college built at the cost of Rs 17 crore in Umri village, Block Development and Panchayat Officer Office at Ismailabad which cost Rs 1 crore and Rs 5.05-crore Community Health Centre at Jhansa. Mr Kamboj and Mr Bedi announced to give Rs 10 lakh each for the Kamboj Dharamshala.