Chief Minister pays tribute to the martyrs at the National War Memorial in Delhi

I bow down to the martyrdom of the brave martyrs for making supreme sacrifice for the Country, Manohar Lal

Visit National War Memorial and take inspiration from the martyrdom of the martyrs, Manohar Lal

Chandigarh, March 23 - On the occasion of Martyrdom Day (Shaheed Diwas) of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal today visited National War Memorial in Delhi and paid floral tributes to the brave soldiers who laid down their lives for safeguarding the integrity of Mother India.

Later interacting with media Chief Minister said that today on Martyrdom Day (Shaheed Diwas) he feels proud as he got a chance to visit the National War Memorial.

"We should be proud of our brave soldiers as only because of their supreme sacrifices we got freedom", said Sh. Manohar Lal.

He said that in the year 2019, under the guidance of Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi, this National War Memorial was constructed. In this memorial, the martyrdom of about 26,500 soldiers of the three armed forces including Army, Navy and Air Force has been beautifully portrayed, added Sh. Manohar Lal.

The Chief Minister said that out of these 26,500 soldiers, more than 2500 soldiers belong to Haryana, this is another inspiring thing. Also, the representation of youth of the state in the armed forces is 10 percent which certainly proves the state's strength, said Sh. Manohar Lal.

The Chief Minister also paid tribute and saluted the families and the mothers of these great martyrs.

Appealing to the people of the state and the country, Sh. Manohar Lal said that the citizens must visit this war memorial and take inspiration from the martyrdom of the martyrs and contribute in nation building.

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Statistics and Program Implementation, Rao Inderjit Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries, Sh. Krishan Pal, Transport Minister, Sh. Mool Chand Sharma, Members of Parliament, Sh. Ramesh Kaushik, Sh. Nayab Singh, Sh. Rattan Lal Kataria, Smt. Sunita Duggal and other dignitaries also remained present on this occasion.


Anti Corruption Bureau arrests a former DSP

Chandigarh, 23rd March - Anti Corruption Bureau Haryana, as part of its ongoing drive against corruption, has arrested Phool Singh, a former HPS officer of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police in a criminal case registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Stating this here today, a spokesperson of the Bureau informed that Phool Singh has served in the State Vigilance Bureau, now renamed as Anti Corruption Bureau. A vigilance enquiry was registered against him on the allegations of gross irregularities and criminal misconduct during the investigation of a vigilance case. The allegations were found true after a detailed enquiry. Accordingly, a criminal case was registered against him and his accomplices in Police Station, Anti Corruption Bureau, Hisar under sections 166, 199, 200, 204 Indian Panel Code & 13(1)(d) Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Looking to the gravity of the charges, a Special Investigation Team of the officers of the ACB was constituted and the investigation of the case was entrusted to it.

After collecting all relevant evidence during the investigation, the SIT has arrested the accused police officer and produced him in a Hisar Court which sent him to 14 days’ judicial custody.

The ACB spokesman while underlying the Bureau’s commitment to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism, further informed that the investigation of the case will be completed at the earliest and the charge sheet will be filed against the accused persons in the Court of Special Judge for early commencement of trial proceedings.