CHANDIGARH: Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu as we speak launched the book ‘Punjab Siya Mein Chandigarh Boldan’ written by senior journalist Jagtar Singh Bhullar at Press Club Chandigarh.
While congratulating the creator Jagtar Bhullar on this event, Balbir Singh Sidhu stated that in his book “Punjab Siya Mein Chandigarh Boldan”, he has expressed the feelings and rights of Punjabis in regards to the capital of Punjab in his book.
He stated that neglecting Punjabi language within the capital Chandigarh and giving significance to English and Hindi language was additionally a matter of concern for us for which he assured that the Punjab authorities beneath the management of Capt. Amarinder Singh would take all obligatory and concrete steps.
He stated that Chandigarh was established by evacuating 28 villages of Punjab however as we speak the possession and rights of the state have been being repeatedly lowered which was equal to betraying Punjabi and Punjabiyat. He stated that West Punjab was separated in 1947 and Haryana and Himachal Pradesh in 1966 for which some political events have been immediately accountable.
He stated that he totally understands the necessary points raised by senior journalists Tarlochan Singh and others concerning Chandigarh which Jagtar Singh Bhullar has fantastically offered on this book in order that the folks of Punjab can perceive each side associated to their capital and state. And on the similar time our younger era was in a position to perceive in depth their historic info associated to the capital.
Balbir Singh Sidhu stated that Jagtar Bhullar had written the entire story of displacement of Chandigarh from the villages of Punjab to creating it a Union Territory.
Speaking on the event, senior journalist S. Tarlochan Singh stated that this book highlights the priority of Punjabis in the direction of the capital Chandigarh and the discrimination towards mom tounge Punjabi. He stated that this book of Jagtar Bhullar just like the earlier two books would achieve gaining the total love of the readers.
On this event, MD ANB News. D. Johanan Mathew, Member Board Rahul Sidhu, Retired Director Planning Department Tirath Singh and Joint Director Public Relations Department Punjab Dr. Ajit Kanwal Singh Hamdard and TR Sarangal, have been additionally current.