Patiala: The much famous Bharpur Garden road in Patiala has turned into Race Course road of New Delhi, as Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government took control of power in Punjab.
Chief Minister’s New Moti Bagh Palace and his cabinet minister, Brahm Mohindra have their residence on this road.
The security in this particular area has been tightened and police and para- military force at the various points has been deployed. Even the speed limit of vehicles passing through this road has been strictly enforced.
As Captain Amarinder Singh took oath as 26th CM of Punjab on Thursday, New Moti Bagh Palace got the status of Chief Minister’s House. It is pertinent to mention that after 2007 this road got potholed as previous government hardly cared to re-carpet it.
Moreover, Patiala district got a major share in the state power with CM Captain Amarinder Singh representing Patiala Urban assembly and Cabinet Minister Brahm Mohindra representing Patiala rural segment.
Even Navjot Singh Sidhu elected from Amritsar East segment have his roots in Patiala and Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsaot also represents Nabha Reserve assembly which falls in this district.
Beside this Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar, president of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) aalso hails from Patiala
Interestingly Prof Badungar also share good rapport with Captain Amarinder Singh as both were together when Captain himself was in SAD.
Princely state Patiala got major share as CM captain Amarinder, Brahm Mohindra and Sadhu Singh Dharmsot belong to district