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Pb asks Centre to rename NH-344A as Mata Gujri Marg

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Amarinder Singh today wrote to asking him to rename National Highway-344A as Marg.

In last month, the had said that the proposal to declare the new national highway from Patiala to Panyali (on Ropar-Phagwara road) via Sirhind- Fatehgarh as Marg was submitted to the National Highway Authority of (NHAI).

In his letter to of Shipping, Road Transport and Gadkari, Singh said that the feasibility report and detailed project report (DPR) of the road was already in the process of preparation and would soon be submitted to him.

The historic towns of Sirhind, and Chamkaur Sahib, where the four Sahibzadas of the tenth Sikh attained martyrdom, are located on this road.

Mata Gujri, the mother of Guru Gobind Singh, is an iconic figure in the Sikh history and is remembered for her courage and supreme sacrifice.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 19:55 IST