Award in memory of Namdhari sect leader Satguru Ram Singh.


The state government would soon institute an award dedicated to Satguru Ram Singh.Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal announced this after presiding over a meeting to review the arrangements for the year-long bicentennial birth celebrations of Satguru Ram Singh here this morning.Badal also disclosed that a high- powered delegation of SAD-BJP MPs from the state would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate the occasion at the national level in recognition to his enormous contribution in the freedom struggle.The Chief Minister said he would ask the PM to issue a coin of Rs 200 and Rs 10 besides releasing a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion. The government was in the process of constructing a Jang-e-Azadi memorial at Katarpur.

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