Press Releases

17 August 2020
17-08-2020
17 August 2020

  • Chandigarh, August 17 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, today inaugurated a Plasma Bank set up in the premises of Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College (KCGMC) in Karnal and presented certificates and mementos to 10 people who have till now donated plasma.
  • After the inauguration, Chief Minister went to the Plasma Room and interacted with four persons who donated plasma today and enquired about their health. Those who donated plasma include, Mr. Sanjeev Kumar, Mr. Manoj Kathpal, Mr. Sumit Arora and Mr. Amarnath.
  • The Chief Minister presented certificates and mementos to everyone and said that blood donation is a noble deed done. Mr. Manohar Lal also interacted with Dr. Jagdish Dureja, Director of KCGMC, about setting up of the Plasma Bank.
  • After this, the Chief Minister also honoured 6 blood donors and gave certificates, mementos, who had donated plasma in the last 4 days.
  • On this occasion Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, MP Karnal, Mr. Harvinder Kalyan, MLA Gharaunda, Mr. Ramkumar Kashyap, MLA Indri, Mr. Dharampal Gonder, MLA Neelokheri and Chairman, Forest Development Corporation, Mayor, Mrs. Renu Bala Gupta, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav and Superintendent of Police, Mr. SS Bhoria were present.
     
  • Chandigarh, August 17 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal today visited the residence of Vice-Chairman and District Head, Nagarpalika Karamchari Sangh, Haryana, Late Mr. Ashok Parocha and expressed deep sorrow on the untimely death of Mr. Parocha.
  • The Chief Minister said that Late Mr. Ashok Parocha was a kind and sociable person. He always struggled alongside the employees for their demands and was concerned about the poor. His death is a great loss to the family as well as the society. He consoled the grieved family members and said that in this hour of their grief, the State Government will provide all possible help.
     
  • Chandigarh, August 17- Giving a glimpse of his humility Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, on his arrival at Karnal today, helped an e-rickshaw driver reach the hospital after the driver was injured in a road accident at Mahatma Gandhi Chowk.
  • While crossing Mahatma Gandhi Chowk, the Chief Minister noticed that an injured e-rickshaw driver had fallen on the road. He then immediately ordered his driver to stop the car and the Chief Minister himself helped the e-rickshaw driver. The Chief Minister then directed the Deputy Commissioner, Karnal, Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav to ensure that the driver received the required treatment immediately.
     
  • Chandigarh, August 17 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal today inaugurated the work of National Highway 709-A Karnal-Meerut road to be built at a cost of about Rs. 106 crore. He said that with the construction of this road, not only will the people of the State be benefited but people of Uttar Pradesh too will be able to commute easily. This route will be ready in the next 15 months.
  • The Chief Minister said this after the inauguration of this highway starting from Devi Lal Chowk Karnal to Yamuna Bridge. He said that length of this highway is approximately 14.5 kilometers. This highway will be dedicated to the public by February 2022.
  • He informed that this highway starting from Devi Lal Chowk to Sugar Mill Karnal will be of six-lane and four-lane from Sugar Mill to Yamuna Bridge. He informed that the total width of the six-lane highway will be 27.50 meters and the total width of the four-lane road will be 20.50 meters. One big bridge, 7 small bridges and 19 culverts will be built on this road. The Chief Minister said that with the construction of this highway, the problem of increasing traffic congestion will be resolved.
  • The Chief Minister directed the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav to discuss with the villagers about the roads and culverts before the commencement of the work on this road, so that there is no obstruction in the construction work nor they face any problems.
  • He appealed to the public that in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic they should follow the social distancing norms and come forward to donate plasma so that the lives of people in need can be saved. He said that Haryana has 84 percent recovery rate. In Haryana, active cases of COVID-19 are doubling in 30 days, while in other states of the country the doubling rate is 18 days.
  • On this occasion, Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, MP Karnal, Mr. Harvinder Kalyan, MLA Gharonda, Mr. Ramkumar Kashyap, MLA Indri, Mr. Dharampal Gonder, MLA Neelokheri and Chairman, Forest Development Corporation, Mayor, Mrs. Renu Bala Gupta, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav and Superintendent of Police, Mr. SS Bhoria were present.
     
  • Chandigarh, August 17- “Everyone live and struggle for themselves, but only they become immortal who live for the Nation and sacrifice their lives for the nation. Shaheed Madan Lal Dhingra was one such great patriot.”
  • Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal said this while unveiling the statue of Amar Shaheed Madan Lal Dhingra in Karnal today. On this occasion, he paid homage to this great son of Mother India and called upon the youth to pledge to make the greatest sacrifice to protect the unity and integrity of the country and to make maximum contribution in the development of the nation and the State.
  • The Chief Minister today dedicated the new bus stand in Karnal to martyr Madan Lal Dhingra and also unveiled the martyr’s statue at the bus stand. This statue will remind every person passing through the city about this great son of Mother India and new generations will continue to be inspired by his spirit of patriotism, and sacrifice of brave.
  • The Chief Minister said that martyr Madan Lal Dhingra went to the gallows with a smile on his face had sacrificed his life bravely at a young age for the independence of the Nation. Before being hanged, the martyr had said that even if he had to be hanged many times over just to free the motherland from the shackles of slavery, he would do so.
  • The Chief Minister said that Haryana has always been at the forefront in honouring the brave soldiers who were martyred for the unity and integrity of the nation. The Chief Minister said that an international level martyr memorial is being built on 22 acres of land in Ambala in memory of the soldiers who were martyred in the freedom struggle of 1857, which will serve as an inspiration to the future generations. He said that pension and financial assistance to ex-servicemen and their dependents have been increased. In the last 5 years, dependents of 320 martyrs have been given government jobs in various departments. The Chief Minister said that the State Government has not only provided facilities to freedom fighters, ex-servicemen and serving soldiers, but also to paramilitary forces, in fact Matribhasha Satyagrahis and those who were put in jail during the Emergency are being given a monthly pension of Rs 10,000.
  • Earlier, the Chief Minister also conducted a surprise inspection of Shaheed Madan Lal Dhingra Park. While interacting with the public, he said that the park will be named after Shaheed Madan Lal Dhingra. On this occasion, the Chief Minister directed the officers to develop this park soon.
  • On this occasion Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, MP Karnal, Mr. Harvinder Kalyan, MLA Gharaunda, Mr. Ramkumar Kashyap, MLA Indri, Mr. Dharampal Gonder, MLA Neelokheri and Chairman, Forest Development Corporation, Mayor, Mrs. Renu Bala Gupta, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Nishant Kumar Yadav and Superintendent of Police, Mr. SS Bhoria were present.
     
  • Chandigarh, August 17 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal expressed deep condolences on the demise of renowned classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj.
  • Pandit Jasraj, who was 90 years old hailed from Hisar district in Haryana and breathed his last today in America.
  • The Chief Minister said that Pandit Jasraj gave a new height to Indian classical music. He played a pivotal role in taking Indian classical music to the world stage. The Chief Minister while paying tribute to Pandit Jasraj said that his death has left a deep void in the music world.