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Poor Upkeep, Baradari garden needs fast fix

Despite repeated instructions from Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to ensure proper upkeep of the historic Baradari garden, the place is in a mess, courtesy apathetic attitude of the local administration.

Punjab to get Guru Gobind Singhs relics

Relics of 10th Guru Gobind Singh, presently with Hanumant Singh — the scion of erstwhile ruling family of Nabha state —will soon be handed over to Punjab for preservation and proper display. The relics include Guru’s sword, a comb, a turban and hand-written manuscripts.

Heritage library faces neglect

Built by Maharaja Ranbir Singh in 19th century and having the heritage status, Ranbir Library, situated in the heart of the city, is in bad shape.

Citys Lodhi Fort in ruins

In the last quarter of the 15th century, when Delhi was ruled by the Lodhi Dynasty, Sultan Sikander Lodhi built what is today known as the Lodhi Fort. The structure eventually gave the city its present name.

Theft of heritage furniture to be probed

V.N. Singh, director, Le Corbusier Centre, will inquire into the incident of alleged stealing of the Government College of Arts, Sector 10 hostel’s “heritage” furniture by one of the professors Ajay Pandey.