Patiala: Punjab government would soon construct a memorial for depicting the role played by Punjabis in the country's freedom struggle at Kartarpur in Jalandhar district of Doaba region, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal sai on Saturday.

He said the purpose for erecting the memorial, to be spread over an area of 20 acres, is to remind the people about the rich legacy of sacrifices made by Punjabis to free our motherland from British imperialism.

Addressing the gathering during the function to mark the 10th death anniversary of legendary theater artiste Harpal Tiwana at Patiala on Sunday at Harpal Tiwana Centre for Performing Arts (HTCPA), the Chief Minister said it was obligatory on the part of the state government to erect such memorials dedicated to eminent personalities who played significant role in their respective fields.


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