Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal today unveiled a 7-feet high statue of Architect of Indian Constitution, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar in the premises of Haryana Vidhan Sabha.

Chandigarh, March 5 - Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal today unveiled a 7-feet high statue of Architect of Indian Constitution, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar in the premises of Haryana Vidhan Sabha.

On this occasion, the Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Sh. Gian Chand Gupta, Deputy Speaker, Sh. Ranbir Gangwa, all the ministers of the state and the legislator of all parties were present. During this time, all the leaders and Chief Minister raised slogans of 'Baba Saheb Ambedkar Amar Rahe' and 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'. The Chief Minister said that setting up the statue of Baba Saheb in the Vidhan Sabha is a crucial decision in the history of Haryana Vidhan Sabha. He expressed happiness that MLAs of all the parties were present on this occasion.

Speaking on the contributions of Baba Saheb the Chief Minister said that Baba Saheb is the Architect of the Constitution of India on the basis of which our country is functioning smoothly. Besides this, Baba Saheb gave equal rights to everyone and he was the real son of Bharat Mata.

The Chief Minister said that everyone should follow the path shown by Baba Saheb Ambedkar. On this occasion, Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Sh. Gian Chand Gupta reiterated that Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar was the Architect of the Constitution of India. Elaborating on it, Sh. Gian Chand Gupta said that the idea of setting up the statue of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar had been in his mind since a long time and finally the auspicious day has come.

He said that this statue will be a source of inspiration for the MLAs entering the Vidhan Sabha to move forward ensuring the dignity of the Constitution of India.

Apart from several Ministers of Haryana, Congress legislators namely Smt. Geeta Bhukkal, Sh. Aftab Ahmed, Sh. Shakuntala Khatak, Inependent Candidate, Sh. Dharmapal Gonder etc. were present on the occasion.

Baba Saheb's statue is made of copper

The seven-foot high statue of Baba Saheb set up in Haryana is made of copper metal. Weighing 400-kg it took one month time to the artists to build it. Besides this, seven portraits including that of first Prime Minister of the country, Sh. Jawaharlal Nehru, former President Dr. Abdul Kalam, former Prime Minister Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Swami Vivekananda, former Prime Minister Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Swami Vivekananda etc have been put up in this gallery. A 3-D picture of the Vidhan Sabha has also been displayed there. The statue has been developed under the supervision of Dr. Vishal Bhatnagar of Le Corbusier Art Gallery and team of Haryana PWD (B & R) Department.

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Haryana Government has made a partial modification in the appointment orders of Additional Managing Director, Haryana Tourism Corporation Limited, Sh. Chanderkant Kataria

Chandigarh, March 5- Haryana Government has made a partial modification in the appointment orders of Additional Managing Director, Haryana Tourism Corporation Limited, Sh. Chanderkant Kataria, and appointed him as the First Appellate Authority for matters related to Haryana Tourism Corporation under the Right to Information Act, 2005 .

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Haryana Sanskrit Academy launches YouTube channel

Chandigarh, March 5: Haryana Government has started a YouTube channel for the students of Sanskrit language called 'Haryana Sanskrit Academy'. The language will now be brought to the digital platform. Soon an 'app' of the Sanskrit Academy will also be launched.

Giving information about this, Director, Haryana Sanskrit Academy, Dr. Dinesh Shastri said that Sanskrit language works in the spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. There is knowledge, there is science in Sanskrit.

He said that the State Government is making every effort to promote Sanskrit as a language. The present government has established the 11th Sanskrit University in Kaithal during its tenure and also established the Sanskrit Board. Earlier, students of Sanskrit language used to give Sanskrit exams through other states, now students of the state will not have to go to other states to study the language. In addition, Sanskrit scholars are awarded from time to time through the academy. The State Government will soon honour 29 Sanskrit scholars.