Chandigarh, October 18, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
Union Food Processing Industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today said the National Highway from the Indo-Pak border through the Kartarpur Corridor to the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi had been renamed as Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji Marg by the NDA government.
Disclosing this here, Mrs. Badal said she had received a letter from Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari that the ministry had acceded to her request and decided to rename the the new National Highway 703AA in the name of Guru Sahab.
Thanking Mr Gadkari for acceding to her request of September 19 this year, the union minister said this decision had also been conveyed to the Public Works Department of the Punjab government as well as the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for necessary action. She said both organisations had been directed to implement this decision with immediate effect.
Mrs Badal said the centre’s decision to rename the new national highway constructed by the NHAI as Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji Marg was a befitting tribute to Guru Sahab on the occasion of the 550th Parkash Purb.