Haryana to establish medical college after Guru Tegh Bahadur in Yamunanagar
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced the establishment of a government medical college in the name of Guru Tegh Bahadur in Yamunanagar.
While addressing the congregation during the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur at Panipat, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that the government medical college is being set up at Panjupur village in Yamunanagar district will be named after Guru Teg Bahadur.
"We have announced to establish new medical colleges. Accordingly, we have decided to establish a medical college in about 60 acres of land given by the people at Panjupur village in Yamunanagar and it will be name after Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. The foundation stone of this medical college will be laid within next three months," he said, as reported by TOI.
Reportedly, the Haryana government has already completed the process of acquiring nearly 160 Kanal 12 marla (about 20 acres) panchayati land of Panjupur village and it has been notified on lease in the name of Haryana's health department for a period of 99 years.
This land was used for agricultural purposes and now has been given to the state government by the Panjupur village panchayat and the government may acquire more private agricultural land to fulfil the need for the medical college.
Sikh Committee appreciated GMC to name after Guru Tegh Bahadur
"We appreciated the Haryana government's decision to set up a medical college in the name of the ninth Guru in Yamunanagar and for organising the state-level event to celebrate 400th Prakash Purb of ninth Guru," said Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee.