Press Reporter News Service
Ambala, July 16
Haryana House and Well being Minister Anil Vij and Chief Secretary, Haryana, Vijai Vardhan together with senior officers visited the under-construction Shaheed Samarak, which is being constructed at a price of Rs 300 crore to commemorate the sacrifice of the 1857 revolt heroes, on the Nationwide Freeway in Ambala, on Friday.
Historian Professor Pushpesh Pant, who was additionally current on this event, mentioned, “Folks imagine that the primary revolt began from Meerut however in actuality the primary revolt began from the Ambala Cantonment. Folks ahould be made conscious of the contribution of heroes the primary revolt. Folks had been tortured, killed and their crops had been destroyed.”
Vijai Vardhan mentioned, “It’s a large challenge and I’ve by no means seen such a giant challenge getting completed in such a brief time period. The challenge will change historical past and it is vitally essential to recollect our martyrs and their battle.”
Vij mentioned, “The 1857 revolt, the primary battle for freedom, began on the Ambala Cantonment, however it didn’t get deserved point out within the historical past books. The heroes of the primary revolt remained unsung. On the memorial, folks will be capable to get all details about the primary revolt and the unsung heroes of the revolt. Almost 80 per cent of the civil work has been accomplished and will probably be a national-level museum. After the civil work, artwork work can be began which can be carried out in three phases.”