Karnal, May 24 (HP)
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced that Maharishi Kashyap’s birth anniversary will be a holiday. This leave will be optional (RH). In the state level function of Maharishi Kashyap Jayanti organized at Karnal Anaj Mandi, the Chief Minister also announced to set up a chair in Kurukshetra University for research on the biography of Maharishi Kashyap and also to give 15 lakhs for it this year. The Chief Minister also announced that Chowk near DC Colony on Meerut Road in Sector-14 of Karnal and Government College at Jundla would be named after Maharishi Kashyap.
The Chief Minister said that every year Maharishi Kashyap Jayanti would be celebrated as a state level function with great pomp. The Chief Minister announced a grant of Rs 11 lakh each for 4 Dharamshalas of Kashyap Samaj – Karnal, Kurukshetra, Bilaspur and Safidon.
Describing Muniraj Kashyap as a great philanthropist and Prajapalak, the Chief Minister said that the inspirational personality of such a great sage will always guide mankind. He said that Haryana Government has taken initiative to celebrate the birth anniversaries of great men at the state level.
On this occasion, MP Sanjay Bhatia, MP Ratan Lal Kataria, MP Naib Singh Saini, Deputy Speaker of Haryana Legislative Assembly Ranbir Gangwa, MLA Ramkumar Kashyap, Harvinder Kalyan, Ram Niwas Surjakheda, Mahipal Dhanda, MLA Pramod Kumar Vij, Mayor Renu Bala Gupta, Haryana Kashyap Rajput State President Samay Singh Kashyap, Chairman Ramkumar Kashyap, National President Jai Bhagwan Kashyap and devotees were present in the meeting.
88 crore projects: The Chief Minister inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of four projects costing Rs.88 crore 29 lakh from the local Panchayat Bhawan. The Chief Minister dedicated it to the public by inaugurating Shri Ghantakarna Mahaveer Manohar Dwar in the memory of Shri Atma Manohar Muni Ji Maharaj built by Municipal Corporation Karnal near Baldi bypass on Karnal-Indri road. On this occasion, representatives of Jain Muni Sansthan thanked the Chief Minister by wearing a turban and garland.
MP did not speak on Arvind Sharma
On the preparations for the rally in Kurukshetra by Aam Aadmi Party, Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that this party has no background. They have formed the government in Punjab by giving the slogan of giving free goods, God knows how this government will run now. Responding to repeated questions on Rohtak MP Arvind Sharma’s scathing remarks, the Chief Minister said, “I will not read the belt you are teaching me.”