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Centre Okays Rs 100 Cr For Pb’s Memorials

[Delhi,Chd]Centre Okays Rs 100 Cr For Pb’s Religious & Heritage Memorials
Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Tourism Minister Mr. K.J. Alphons and Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri to seek the Union Government`s assistance for further developing religious and heritage memorials besides carrying out a comprehensive revamping of the sites related with National Valour in Punjab.
As per Sidhu the Union Tourism Minister has cleared Punjab Government`s project worth Rs. 100 crores out of which Rs. 32 Crore would be spent on infrastructural development and facilitation of pilgrims at Sri Anandpur Sahib.
In further bonanza for Punjab, Mr. Sidhu elaborated that the Union Minister also gave nod to Rs. 20 Crore for Fatehgarh Sahib, Rs. 18 Crore for Chamkaur Sahib, Rs. 10 Crore for Jallianwala Bagh, Rs. 15 crore for Hussainiwala and Khatkar Kalan memorials related with Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh, Raj Guru and Sukhdev, Rs. 3 crore for Saragarhi apart from Rs. 2 Crore for Kalanaur. Mr. Sidhu also gave detailed presentation of Punjab Government`s futuristic vision in this regard.