KARNAL, Haryana—Marking the 350th birth anniversary of tenth Sikh master Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji at Karnal, the Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar announced to open a University on the name of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji in Haryana.
As per the announcement, the University will come up in Northern area of Haryana. The site of University will be chosen from either of Panchkula, Ambala or Yamunanagar districts.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar also announced that the Government College in Assandh would be named after Baba Fateh Singh, the younger son of Guru Gobind Singh and said that 397 vacant posts of PGT Punjabi and 392 posts of TGT Punjabi in the government schools in the state would soon be filled up.
CM Khattar further announced that a college, to be set up at Lakhnaur Sahib, would be named after Mata Gujri, the tenth Guru’s mother. Apart from this, the road from Manav Chowk in Ambala up to Lakhnaur Sahib via Barala will also be named after Mata Gujri.
He said that after Bhangani war in 1688, Guru Gobind Singh had stayed at Nada Sahib in Panchkula when he was on his way to Sri Anandpur Sahib from Kapal Mochan. Therefore, in his memory, the road from Nada Sahib to Poanta Sahib barring the National Highway part would be named after Guru Gobind Singh, he said.Sikh24 Editors can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org