Give heritage status to 150-yr-old memorial


Shouting slogans, like “Gadari Shaheed Amar Rahen”, they decried the nonchalance of successive governments towards these sites. Jagdeep Singh Mohar, secretary of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Naujawan Sabha, said more than six decades have passed since Independence, but none of the governments have so far done anything to preserve the well. Lall Chand, president of the sabha, said the aim of their organisation was to ensure due honour to these martyrs. “The government should re-name the degree college after these martyrs,” he said.

Freedom fighters, Gursharan Singh Jagdev Kalan, Channan Singh Bhittewad, Diwan Singh Harsha Chhinna, Surjan Singh Chogawan and Swaran Singh Dudrai, also addressed the gathering.

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