Tribune news service
Mohali, November 9th
The Prime Minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, laid the foundation stone for a 350-bed hospital here on Tuesday.
Channi called it the Sahibzada Ajit Singh Civil Hospital at the request of former Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu.
Rs 10 crore were sanctioned by Channi for a new auditorium in Mohali.
He announced that ownership rights would be transferred to the Mohali beneficiaries within two months under the Basera program.
Rs 7 crore has also been announced for the synthetic track stadium in Sector 78. He said easing for 5 Marla homes will be announced soon.
The Banda Singh Bahadur road near Chappar Chiri will be widened in two months.
The Saneta pharmacy will be expanded into a primary health center, while the primary health center in Gharuan will be expanded into a community health center with seven doctors.
He also assured that he would try to get Mohali’s bus stand up and running soon.
Navjot Sidhu is like my brother: Channi
On a lighter note, Channi said Navjot Sidhu was like his brother. ” His love and resistance are very intense. I saw both of them up close, ”he said.