Heroic Deeds Of Brigadier Chandpuri Will Ever Inspire Youth For Selfless Service Of Nation: Bhagwant Mann
Unveils Statue Of 1971 War Hero At His Native Village
Chandpur Rurki (SBS Nagar) : Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said that the heroic deeds of Brigadier Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri to safeguard the unity and integrity of the country will ever inspire youth for selfless service to country.
The Chief Minister, while addressing the gathering after unveiling the statue of Brigadier Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri, said that the war hero of 1971 Indo-Pak war had played a vanguard role in scripting the victory of the country against Pakistan.
He said that Punjabis had played a major role by making supreme sacrifices during the national freedom struggle. Likewise, Bhagwant Mann said that the Punjabis are also on forefront for making countless sacrifices to preserve the freedom of the country.
The Chief Minister said that the brave hearts perform their duty despite of scorching heat and spine chilling cold to ensure that people can sleep peacefully in their homes. He recalled that in 1971 Pakistan had considered Longewala as a soft target to intrude in India as Brigadier Chandpuri was having a company of only 120 soldiers with him.
Bhagwant Mann said that though the situation was not in favour of India but despite all odds Brigadier Chandpuri led the country to path of victory through his heroism and valour.The Chief Minister said that the state government is committed for carving out a society as envisioned by these great martyrs.
He said that in consonance to it 500 Aam Aadmi clinics are providing quality health services to the people of the state. Likewise, Bhagwant Mann said that ‘Schools of Eminence’ have been set for imparting quality education to the students so that students can compete with their convent educated peers.
The Chief Minister said that 87% households in Punjab are getting free power due to the efforts of state government. Likewise, he said that strenuous efforts are afoot to provide employment to the youth of state. Bhagwant Mann said that the state government will ensure that pristine glory of the state by taking path breaking initiatives.
The Chief Minister unequivocally said that the state government has adopted a zero tolerance policy against corruption. He said that those who have plundered the public money will be made accountable for their sins.
Bhagwant Mann said that already several corrupt leaders have been put behind the bars and anyone indulging in such heinous crime will not be spared.The Chief Minister said that no one whether associated with ruling party or other will be spared for corruption.
He said that the state government will leave no stone unturned for making Punjab a frontrunner state across the country. Bhagwant Mann solicited fulsome support and cooperation from the general public for this noble cause.
The Chief Minister said that the great gurus have always shown us path to fight against injustice, tyranny and oppression. He said that Punjabis are blessed with indomitable spirit of hard work and dedication to excel in every sphere.
Bhagwant Mann said that the day is not far when Punjab will witness holistic development in every sphere and prosperity of the people.The Chief Minister also announced that Kandi canal will be soon made operational to facilitate the farmers of the region.
Bhagwant Mann said that he had already examined the irrigation system in Telangana yesterday which can be beneficial for the state. He said that the state government is exploring feasibility to implement this system in state especially in the Kandi region.
On the demand of villagers, the Chief Minister announced to widen the road of Dalewal to Chandpur Rurki up to 18 feet.The Chief Minister said that there is no dearth of funds for the well being of people.
He said that the state exchequer is full to ensure development of the state and welfare of its people. Bhagwant Mann quipped that his predecessors just chanted the rhyme of empty exchequer to extend largesse to their blue eyed companies.
The Chief Minister also felicitated the prominent personalities on the occasion. He also paid obeisance at historical Gudwara Baba Gurditta ji. Duirng the visit, the Chief Minister inaugurated a Park dedicated to Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri and visited Museum depicting gallantry deeds shown during the Battle of Longewala and rare pictures of Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri.
Prominent amongst others present on the occasion included Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha, Cabinet Minister Brahm Shankar Jimpa, Deputy Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha Jai Krishan Rouri and others were also present.
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