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With approval of National Highway project to connect two sacred places of Sahibzadas, my dream come true-Charanjit Singh Channi

Union Government approves Rs. 500 Crore project for connecting Chamkaur Sahib and Fatehgarh sahib with National Highway

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Chandigarh , 07 Nov 2017

The sacred places of the younger Sahibzadas Baba Zorawar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh ji and elder Sahibzadas baba Ajit Singh and Baba Jujhar Singh ji would be connected with the National Highway. The central government has given in-principal approval for linking these historical religious places Sri Fatehgarh Sahib and Sri Chamkaur Sahib with the national highway.Disclosing this here today, the Cabinet Minister and sitting MLA from Sri Chamkaur Sahib Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi said that with the approval of this project long awaited dream has become reality. He further informed that the national highway would be constructed at the cost of Rs 500 cr. for connecting both the religious places.Expressing happiness over the approval of connecting these important historical religious places with the National Highway, Mr. Channi thanked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Governor of Punjab V.P Singh Badnore for taking up his proposal with the Central Government on top priority. Mr. Channi also thanked Union Road transport, Highways and Shipping Union Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari for giving approval to this important project. He said that it has also fulfilled the long awaiting demand of the area for connecting with the national highway.Cabinet Minister Mr. Channi said that with this approval now 31 kilometre stretch of this national highway would be connected from National Highway-5 near Prem Nagar - Morinda - Chamkaur Sahib - Bela - Panyali with National Highway-344A. He further said that that the historical places of Sri Fategarh Sahib and Sri Chamkaur Sahib would now be directly connected with the birth place of Khalsa, Sri Anandpur Sahib directly through the National Highways. Mr. Channi further added that this would reduce traffic at Kharar & Chandigarh, as traffic connecting Delhi from Hoshiaprur & Himachal Pardesh would now easily move through this National Highway directly connecting with National Highway-1 at Sirhind.

 

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