Haryana to hon­our all 22 CWG medal­lists from state, says CM

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - HTPUNJAB&HARYANA - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

KARNAL : The Haryana gov­ern­ment will hon­our all 22 medal­lists of the 21st Com­mon­wealth Games from the state at a pro­gramme on April 26, chief min­is­ter Manohar Lal Khat­tar an­nounced on Mon­day.

He also praised sportsper­sons of the state and added that Haryana has high­est num­ber of CWG medal­lists in the coun­try.

The gold medal win­ners will get a cash award of Rs 1.5 crore, sil­ver medal win­ners Rs 75 lakh, and bronze medal­list Rs 50 lakh, Khat­tar said at a pub­lic meet­ing in Si­wah vil­lage in Pa­ni­pat district.

The CM also an­nounced that 29 unau­tho­rised colonies in Pa­ni­pat would be reg­u­larised and a new bus stand would be con­structed at Mat­lauda town in the district.

The chief min­is­ter was ad­dress­ing a pub­lic meet­ing af­ter lay­ing the foun­da­tion stone of the gen­eral bus stand at Si­wah vil­lage and a work­shop at the city bus stand, Pa­ni­pat, said that a sum of Rs 17 crore will be spent on these projects.

The gov­ern­ment has added 600 new buses to the fleet of the Haryana Road­ways for the con­ve­nience of peo­ple and pro­vided bet­ter trans­porta­tion, he added.

He said the new bus sta­tion would be con­structed on six and a half acres of land. He said the gov­ern­ment has taken a his­toric de­ci­sion by set­ting up a Haryana Pond Au­thor­ity with the ob­jec­tive to en­sure clean­li­ness of wa­ter and to pro­mote san­i­ta­tion in the state. The chief min­is­ter also listed var­i­ous achieve­ments of the present gov­ern­ment and added that the gov­ern­ment has made fruit­ful ef­forts to en­sure trans­par­ent and cor­rup­tion-free gov­er­nance.

KHAT­TAR ALSO AN­NOUNCED THAT 29 UNAU­THO­RISED COLONIES IN PA­NI­PAT WILL BE REG­U­LARISED

HT PHOTO

Haryana chief min­is­ter Manohar Lal Khat­tar be­ing pre­sented a me­mento at a func­tion in Pa­ni­pat on Mon­day.

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