Bathinda, July 7
Punjab Finance minister Manpreet Badal on Wednesday met Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and sought two more Sainik Schools in Punjab at Gurdaspur and Bathinda.
He also sought a NOC the from Defence Ministry for establishing a Bus Terminus at Bathinda. A request for NOC has already been submitted to the Ministry, said Badal.
Badal invited Rajnath Singh to visit the Punjab War Heroes Memorial and Museum at Amritsar, which the Punjab government has established at the cost of 144 crores.
Badal said Singh appreciated the role played by Punjabis and Sikhs in the defence of national security and the defence of India’s social and cultural values.