Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Memory gates to honour martyrs-1971 Indo-Pak war heroes

Our Correspondent

Fazilka, December 13
The Municipal Council (Fazilka) has resolved to raise three memory gates to commemorate the Indo-Pak war heroes, who had attained martyrdom in the 1971 Indo-Pak war in Fazilka sector.

The memory gates would be raised on the outskirts of Fazilka, Ferozepur, Abohar and Malout side.

In this regard, a resolution was unanimously adopted at the meeting of the Municipal Council held under the chairmanship of its president Anil Kumar Sethi.

Besides, the Council has also recommended the construction of an underbridge to the Punjab government on the SDM court road railway crossing in an effort to get rid of traffic menace on the Court road, Mahajan market and SDM Court road.

The Council has also decided to spend Rs three crore on laying premix, streets and drains and replacing the streetlights with timer-lights in all 21 wards of the town. On the other hand, five municipal councillors belonging to the Congress party staged walk out from the Council meeting on the charge of discrimination being done to their wards in development works.

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