Confer Bharat Ratna on Bhagat Singh, Kartar Singh Sarabha: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

Confer Bharat Ratna on Bhagat Singh, Kartar Singh Sarabha: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann


Ludhiana, November 16

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday urged the Union authorities to confer freedom fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh and Kartar Singh Sarabha with Bharat Ratna.

He was addressing a operate to mark the loss of life anniversary of Kartar Singh Sarabha in Sarabha village, about 30 kms from Ludhiana. 

Mann stated that conferring Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Kartar Singh Sarabha, Rajguru, Sukhdev, Lala Lajpat Rai and different freedom fighters with Bharat Ratna will solely improve the status of the award.

He additionally urged the central authorities to confer Sarabha with the standing of ‘nationwide martyr,’ including that the Punjab authorities will take up this matter with the Centre.

Mann stated that as a result of efforts of his authorities, the Mohali airport has now been named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. He stated a notification on this regard has already been issued by the Union authorities.

Mann stated that airports, universities, and different establishments must be named after martyrs to perpetuate their legacy.

He stated the federal government will quickly full the development work of the terminal constructing at Halwara airport. 

The terminal is being constructed at a value of round Rs 50 crore over 161 acres, he stated. 

The CM stated that Punjab is responsibility sure to construct itself up in keeping with the imaginative and prescient of Sarabha, who was executed by the British authorities in 1915 when he was solely 19.

He additionally stated that the federal government senior secondary faculty in Sarabha might be developed right into a ‘faculty of eminence.’ It will likely be an actual tribute to the younger martyr, he stated, referring to Sarabha.

Mann stated that his authorities has been making all out efforts to advertise sports activities throughout the state to channelise the vitality of youth. 

He stated that the sports activities occasion –Khedan Watan Punjab Dian– which is able to conclude on Thursday in Ludhiana, is a step on this route.

He additionally stated that it’s crucial in the intervening time to encourage budding gamers within the state and groom them for the Olympics.

Earlier than his tackle, the CM additionally visited the ancestral home of Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha and paid floral tributes to him.  

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