JALANDHAR: To mark the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday dedicated a slew of projects in Sultanpur Lodhi, worth around Rs 96 crores, to the people of Punjab. Digitally inaugurating these projects at a public gathering, Captain Amarinder Singh termed them as a humble contribution of his government to commemorate the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of the first Sikh Guru at Sultanpur Lodhi, where he spent over 18 years of his life and attained enlightenment. He also reviewed the arrangements for the mega celebrations scheduled at Sultanpur Lodhi on the historic occasion. The chief minister called upon the people to light a Diya at their homes, in the evening daily till the Parkash Purb day, as a humble tribute to the founder of Sikhism. Before inaugurating the projects, Captain paid obeisance at Gurudwara Ber Sahib, where he was presented Siropa by the SGPC. Among the projects launched today were three high-level bridges, constructed over historic Kali Bein at a cost of Rs 9.30 crore, as well as six roads repaired and widened at a cost of Rs 30.72 crore. Special repair of 13 roads leading to Sultanpur Lodhi has also been completed… Read full this story
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