The Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Punjab Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa on Tuesday dedicated a renovated subsidiary health centre and Guru Nanak Park at the cost of Rs 45 lakh in Haripur village, nearly 36-km from district headquarters.Bawja accompanied by MLA Shahkot Hardev Singh Ladi Sherowalia, Additional Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal, said that the health centre has been renovated at the cost of Rs 20 lakh in support from NRIs and Guru Nanak Park has been developed worth Rs 25 lakh.
Addressing the gathering, the Minister said that the state government was fully committed to ensure comprehensive development of villages. He said that Captain Amarinder Singh’s Government in Punjab was working for the overall development of every section of society.The Minister said that an era of unprecedented development has been ushered in the villages and told Haripur has become a model village of the state.He added that the state government has taken unprecedented decisions to ensure the well being of every strata of society.He said that Captain government was working zealously to fulfil every promise made with the people of the state. Lashing out at centre government for its step-motherly behaviour towards Punjab, the minister said that the union government has withheld all the dues of Punjab including GST share, Rural Development Funds and other financial aids. He termed the union government's bearing towards Punjab as an attempt to derail the state economically.He called upon people to be United against this concurrency against the state.The Minister also announced a grant of Rs 25 lakh to Haripur village panchayat from discreationry funds. On the occasion, SDM Nakodar Gautam Jain, BDPO Sewa Singh and others were present.