Patiala, December 2, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
The Punjab Government has renamed the Ghanour-Bahadurgarh road as ‘Shaheed Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh Marg’ who had attained martyrdom in Galwan Valley in June, early this year.
Divulging the details, Deputy Commissioner Mr. Kumar Amit said that on the directions of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Principal Secretary PWD, Government of Punjab, has issued the notification in this regard.
The residents of village Seal and family the mother of the martyr, Mrs. Shakuntala Kaur, wife Mrs. Gurdeep Kaur, daughter Mehakpreet Kaur and son Jobanpreet Singh and Brother Captain (Retd.) Nirmal Singh expressed gratitude for perpetuating the memory of the Martyr, Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh, in a befitting manner.
Meanwhile, Madan Lal Jalalpur, MLA of Ghanour said that Shaheed Mandeep Singh, a promising son of Ghanour constituency has sacrificed his life for the Nation and with the decision of naming Ghanaur-Bahadurgarh road after his name, Punjab Government has paid him a befitting tribute to make his sacrifice inspirational and immortal for the coming generations.
Mr. Jalalpur further said that with the nod of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Finance Minister Mr. Manpreet Singh Badal also approved the grants worth Rs 65 lakh for the overall development of village Seal which would be received very soon. He said that a family member of the martyr would also be given a suitable job by the Punjab government.
Mr. Jalalpur expressed thanks to the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Member of Parliament fromPatiala, Mrs. Preneet Kaur and especially the Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal. He said that development grants would be spent for erecting a memorial, improvement of funeral ground, school and stadium at village Seal.
It may be recalled that the Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh, son of mother Shakuntala Kaur and father late Lachhman Singh had attained martyrdom during his deployment as Gunner Instructor (AIG) in 3 Artillery Medium Unit of Indian Army at Leh Ladakh Nimo on June 15 while fighting with Chinese troops in the valley.