Chandigarh, March 26, 2015 (Yes Punjab News)
State BJP chief Kamal Sharma has welcomed the announcement made by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal about approving Rs Rs. 13.50 crore for the execution of various development projects at Hussainiwala in district Ferozepur.
In a statement issued from party office, Sharma said that the Chief Minister has given this sanction after a local delegation led by him had met Badal on March 23, 2015 during his visit to Hussainiwala on the martyrdom day of Shaheed-e-azam Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev.
The state BJP chief said that on April 8, Principal Secretary Art and Culture department Anjali Bhawra and Director Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa would visit the site after which the work over this project is expected to start.
Sharma said that Badal has immididiately issued released a sum of Rs. 2 crore for the light & sound programme to be organised at Hussainiwala and Rs. 1 crore to the executing agency entrusted with the task of preparation of documentary film & drama on the life and times of these great martyrs.
The state BJP chief disclosed that out of Rs. 13.50 crore sanctioned by the Chief Minister, Rs. 5.50 crore has been earmarked for the light & sound programme and renovation of the historic martyrs’ memorial, Rs.2 crore for auditorium, Rs. 1 crore for the construction of road having length of 4.22 KM from ‘Samadhis’ to village Gatti Rajoke and Rs. 5 crore for the construction of bridge over river Satluj near village Hajara Singh Wala.
The Chief Minister directed the Secretary Mandi Board to undertake the construction of the road & bridge at the earliest. All these projects would be completed during the current fiscal i.e. 2015-16, added the spokesperson.
“The light and sound programme would run daily that would showcase the sacrifices done by the martyrs and their background,” said Sharma.
The state BJP c hief has thanked the chief minister for paying attention to the demands of the local residents.