Thu. Dec 7th, 2023

Chandigarh-Reiterating the agency dedication of the state authorities to avert any change within the nature and character of the Panjab University, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann stated that the college is heritage of the state and any type of change in it won’t be tolerated.

The Chief Minister, who participated in a gathering with the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh Banwari Lal Purohit and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar right here at this time, stated that the Punjab authorities is dedicated to safeguard the rights of the state and its folks. Bhagwant Mann, who firmly positioned on document the information pertaining to the college, stated that this premier academic institute has an emotional place within the hearts of the folks of Punjab on account of historic, cultural and provincial causes. He stated that Panjab University is an emblem of Punjab’s legacy and is synonymous with the identify of the State.

The Chief Minister stated that the University caters solely to the state of Punjab and its capital Chandigarh. Citing the historical past of the University, its structure, its ethnic, socio-cultural and historic roots in addition to its college and college students who hail primarily from the state of Punjab, Bhagwant Mann stated that it is crucial that the current authorized and administrative standing of the Panjab University must be preserved. He reminded that on the time of the reorganization of the State of Punjab in 1966, Panjab University was declared as an ‘Inter State Body Corporate’ beneath part 72(1) of the Punjab Reorganization Act 1966 enacted by the Parliament.

The Chief Minister stated that ever since its inception, the Panjab University has been repeatedly and uninterruptedly functioning within the State of Punjab. Bhagwant Mann recalled that it was shifted from Lahore, the then capital of Punjab, to Hoshiarpur after which to Chandigarh the current capital of Punjab. He stated that at current 175 schools of Punjab located within the districts of Fazilka, Ferozepur, Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana, Moga, Sri Muktsar Sahib and S.B.S Nagar are affiliated with the Panjab University.

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