Local Bodies, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu accompanied by the Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Rana Kanwar Pal Singh on Saturday visited ‘Virasat-E-Khalsa’ here. The minister said that the cost of running Virasat- E- Khalsa comes to Rs 90 lakh every month out of which Rs 30 lakh is paid to the company maintaining the complex. He emphasized on the need to chalk out novel strategies to keep the complex functional in long run.
Divulging more, he said that a special project will be initiated on the empty 60 acres of land adjoining the Virasat- E- Khalsa. Sidhu announced that all the 3 Takhts of Punjab will be connected in one circuit which will connect the people of Punjab with their rich and glorious cultural as well as religious heritage.
On the occasion, Speaker Rana Kanwar Pal Singh said that he had raised the issue with Navjot Singh Sidhu regarding exploring and tapping the tourism related potential of Anandpur Sahib and it is a matter of great elation for him that the minister has paid special attention to the issue.
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