With comprehensive development of each area, in one year Kohinoor will shine like a diamond: CM Hon IG News

Bathinda – Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today said that due to the concerted efforts of the state government, every sector is being developed on a large scale and this year Punjab will shine like a precious ‘Kohinoor’ diamond. Addressing the gathering after unfurling the national flag during the Republic Day function at the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sports Stadium here today, the Chief Minister assured the people of full support to the efforts of the state government. He also appealed to the Punjabis living abroad to help and cooperate with the government to restore the ancient glory of the state. Taking the pledge to take Punjab to new heights, Bhagwant Mann said that the state government is committed to fulfill the vision of our great martyrs and national heroes for a society with equal opportunities for everyone. The Chief Minister also said that our country suffered a lot as a colony of the British Empire but the brave heroes of our freedom struggle made great sacrifices to break the chains of foreign imperialism. He said that it is on record that more than 90 percent of the great patriots who fell victim to the oppression of the British in one way or the other or sacrificed their lives were Punjabis. Bhagwant Mann said that Baba Ram Singh, Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Rajguru, Shaheed Sukhdev, Lala Lajpat Rai, Shaheed Udham Singh, Kartar Singh Sarabha, Diwan Singh Kalepani and many other heroes have fought for our freedom. shed his blood The Chief Minister said that even today Punjabis are the foremost in protecting the borders of the country. He said that whenever India faced the challenges of internal or external attacks, Punjabis led the country. Bhagwant Mann said that the fact is that the hardworking farmers of the state played an important role in making the country self-reliant in food production. Bhagat Singh and Babasaheb Dr. BR The dreams of great national figures like Ambedkar are still unfulfilled. He said that the people had high expectations from the governments that took over the reins of the state for many decades after independence, but most of the governments have dashed the hopes of the people as corruption, poverty, unemployment and many other ills still plagued the state. The legs are spread. Bhagwant Mann said that the Aam Aadmi government that came to power earlier this year has come as a breath of fresh air in Punjab as this government is committed to fulfilling the aspirations of the people of the state. The Chief Minister said, “Now is the time.” The time has come for every Punjabi to come forward to make ‘Rangala Punjab’. Punjab is a land of divisions and the time has come to revive it to usher in a new era of progress and prosperity. By doing this, new avenues will open up for the youth within the state and will help in curbing the trend of them going abroad.” The Chief Minister said that his sole purpose in life is to serve the state and its people with good intentions. Bhagwant Mann said, “God forbid if I ever sign to give undue advantage to my family or relatives, then these signatures will be a death warrant for me. My every breath is dedicated to the progress of the state and the prosperity of its people.”

The Chief Minister further said that after taking charge of the state, his government is making concerted efforts to restore the glory of the state and fulfill the wishes of our great national leaders. He said that the state government has fulfilled the promises made to the people in the first 10 months of its tenure and the sectors of health, education and employment are being given top priority. Bhagwant Mann said that 100 Aam Aadmi Clinics have been dedicated to the people so far to provide quality health facilities to the people of Punjab and more than 400 clinics are being opened on January 27. The Chief Minister said that medical education to Punjab 16 new medical colleges are to be set up across the state to emerge as the hub of He said that fulfilling the promise of corruption-free administration, the state government has started an anti-corruption helpline on March 23 on the occasion of Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day. Similarly, Bhagwant Mann said that the guarantee of 300 units of free electricity every month from July 1 has also been fulfilled and during the months of November-December, 2022, 87 percent of the houses in the state have zero electricity bills. The Chief Minister said that this In the first few months of government formation, 25,886 youths have been given appointment letters for government jobs and all the recruitment has been done purely on the basis of merit and transparency. He said that this is the first time that the process of filling up 2100 posts in Punjab Police has been released and it has been decided to fill up 300 sub-inspectors and 1800 constable posts every year in the coming four years.

Bhagwant Mann said that the state government is emphasizing on taking the state to the heights of industrial development to open new avenues of employment for the youth. 27,000 crores have been invested in Punjab so far, creating 1.25 lakh jobs for the youth. He said that 117 ‘Schools of Eminence’ are being established in 23 districts of the state to provide quality education to children. Bhagwant Mann also announced that the state government has decided to pay the old age pension to the beneficiaries by going to their homes. Strongly criticizing the Central Government for deliberately excluding the tableau of Punjab from the Republic Day parade, the Chief Minister said that this shows the narrow mindedness of the ruling party at the Centre. He said that no national day celebrations can be imagined without expressing the great contribution of Punjab. Bhagwant Mann said that such gross discrimination against Punjab is inappropriate and unjustified. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister announced that a state-of-the-art bus stand will be constructed on the outskirts of the city to solve the traffic problem of Bathinda city. He also said that local bus service will also be started in the city for the convenience of the people. Bhagwant Mann also said that Urban Estate-Phase Six will also be developed in Bathinda at a cost of Rs 260 crore.

Earlier, the Chief Minister had parade commander Darpan Ahluwalia, IPS. Observed the parade led by He has served Punjab Police, Punjab Home Guards, Punjab Armed Police, NCC. Apart from Cadets, Bharat Scouts and Guides, Punjab Police Brass Band and contingent of other school bands also took a grand march past salute. On this occasion, students of different schools performed Bhangra, Giddha, Group Dance, P.T. A colorful program including show and group singing was presented. The Chief Minister also honored the freedom fighters and their family members for their valuable contribution in the freedom struggle of the country.

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