CHANDIGARH: In a bid to protect the fantastic heritage of state, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday gave approval for acquisition, conservation and use of Mubarik Manzil Palace, Malerkotla in district Sangrur.
To facilitate the acquisition of the Mubarik Manzil Palace, the state authorities will present Rs.3 crore to Begum Munawwar-ul-Nisa, the proprietor of the stated property as consideration to her for transferring property with all its rights to the state authorities.
A choice to this impact was taken throughout Cabinet assembly chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh right here by means of videoconferencing.
The Chief Minister stated that this choice could be instrumental in preserving the wealthy legacy of the state and to reconnect youthful generations with our wonderful previous.
It could also be recalled that Nawab Sher Mohammad Khan of Malerkotla had vehemently raised his voice in favour of youthful Sahibzadas of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji towards the Subedar of Sirhind and thus has a treasured and honoured place in historical past of Punjab. Nawab Sher Mohammad Khan brazenly opposed the execution of Dasmesh Pita Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s youthful Sahibzadas Baba Zorawar Singh Ji and Baba Fateh Singh Ji, aged about 9 years and seven years. On studying of this brave motion on the half of Nawab Sher Mohammad Khan, Dasmesh Pita Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji gave his blessings and safety to the State of Malerkotla. As a mark of recognition Guru Ji additionally despatched a sword ‘Sri Sahib’ to Nawab Sher Mohamad Khan.
Notably, Begum Munawwar-ul-Nisa, has written to the state authorities that Mubarik Manzil Palace, Malerkotla of which she is the only proprietor, and has absolute rights to alienate the property to any particular person together with State or Tourism & Cultural Affairs division. Being true proprietor of the property, she additionally talked about that the Palace is a invaluable heritage property, greater than 150 years spreading over an space of 32,400 sq. ft., requires to be correctly conserved for future as an integral half of historical past of erstwhile Malerkotla State & Punjab. For this goal, she desired at hand over the Palace to State for acquisition, conservation and use as per her want and with sure situations.
According to a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office, the anticipated monetary legal responsibility as on at present concerned in buy of this proposed protected monument and certain monetary implications arising out of current courtroom instances is round Rs.5 crore. The price of the land has been acquired evaluated from Deputy Commissioner, Sangrur and the analysis of the property has additionally been acquired performed by the Tourism & Cultural Affairs division by means of its Conservation Architect and Chief General Manager-cum-Chief Engineer.