Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today laid the foundation stone of five projects to be constructed at Hansraj Khansar Pilgrimage at Safidon, Jind at a cost of Rs 43.22 crore. He also inaugurated a under bridge constructed on Assandh Road at Butana

February 12, 2019
  • Chandigarh February 11: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today laid the foundation stone of five projects to be constructed at Hansraj Khansar Pilgrimage at Safidon, Jind at a cost of Rs 43.22 crore. He also inaugurated a under bridge constructed on Assandh Road at Butana Canal Branch. A sum of Rs 3.20 crore has been spent on the construction of this under bridge.
  • The Chief Minister performed Puja at the old temple constructed at Hansraj Pilgrimage which dates back to Mahabharata period and also participated in the Yajna at the Sanskrit Pathshala being run at the Hansraj Tirath Complex.
  • Speaking on this occasion, Chief Minister said that pilgrimage falling under the radius of 48 Kos of Kurukshetra would be rejuvenated. I have already visited several pilgrimages and rejuvenation of these sites which are as old as of Mahabharat period is necessary to keep preserves the significance of these places, he added. Mr Manohar Lal went around the Hansraj Pilgrimage and said that work like the arrangement of fresh water at the site be undertaken so as to enable the pilgrims to take holy bath.
  • While addressing the girl’s students of Nursing College at Sarla Devi Government Women College, he appreciated the efforts of Management Committee of the college and said that social worker T.C. Gupta has done a yeomen service to the society by running the nursing college for women upliftment. Assuring all out support of government for promoting girls education, he said that the organizations related to women education in the State would be given assistance to make the women more empower.  He said that women colleges after every 20 kilometers are being opened in the State to give further boost to girl’s education. Apart from this, new courses are being conducted for creating more employment opportunities, said the Chief Minister adding that process will soon be initiated by Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) for the recruitment of 700 college lecturers.