Panchnad Shahidi Divas will be celebrated on August 14 every year.:CM 28-12-2014
Chandigarh, December 28 – Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal today said that first of all he is the trustee of the state and his main priority would be ensuring overall development of the state. He said that his attention would remain focussed on equitable development of each and every area of the state. The Chief Minister was addressing the gathering in a felicitation function organized by Panchnad Memorial Trust at Panipat today. It may be recalled that earlier the Panchnad Samarak Trust had nominated Chief Minister as its trustee. The Chief Minister announced that Panchnad Shahidi Divas will be celebrated onAugust 14 every year. Also, being the trustee of the Panchnad Memorial Trust, he announced to give one acre land out of his ancestral three acres land to the Trust and assured to provide financial assistance of Rs 11 crore. He said that the setting up of Panchnad Memorial would remind us the sacrifices of our martyrs and also inspire the coming generations towards national unity, integrity and patriotism. He said that only because of sacrifices made by martyrs, we are able to breathe in a free society. He said that the present Haryana Government is committed for all round development of the state. The Chief Minister wished happy New Year to the people and hoped that the New Year 2015 brings happiness and prosperity in their lives. Member of Parliament, Mr. Ashwini Chopra also spoke on this occasion.