Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks finance department to release Rs 8 crore for war memorial

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By: PTI | Chandigarh |
Published: April 17, 2018 6:40:47 pm


Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the finance department to immediately release the grant of Rs 8 crore, already sanctioned in the budget, for the completion of the Punjab State War Heroes’ Memorial and Museum (PSWHMM) at Amritsar. The chief minister issued the directive while chairing the governing body meeting of the PSWHMM here, said an official release.

Reviewing the progress of the ongoing works at the state-of-the-art museum, Amarinder directed the Culture & Tourism department to earmark dedicated sections in the galleries, representing the various historic wars fought by Punjabis, to enable the younger generations to connect with their glorious military past.

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