Himachal CM inaugurates martyrs’ memorial in Nalagarh
Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday inaugurated the Martyrs Memorial at Nalagarh Heritage Park on the occasion of the martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday inaugurated the Martyrs Memorial at Nalagarh Heritage Park on the occasion of the martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. The memorial has been built by the Nalagarh Heritage Society with public participation at a cost of ₹10 crore. Thakur also honoured the families of martyrs of Nalagarh area on the occasion.
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