The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, August 4
The untiring campaign of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led State Government against the attempts at centralization of the Panjab University Chandigarh met with success when the Union Minister replied in the Rajya Sabha that the Union Government is not going in for the centralization of the Panjab University Chandigarh.
Reiterating the commitment of the State Government on the issue of Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiat, the Higher Education and Languages Minister Punjab Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said, “Panjab University is our heritage and we have right over it. The centralization of the Panjab University would not be tolerated at any cost.”
The Minister further said that the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab Government had passed the resolution in the Vidhan Sabha against the centralization of the Panjab University. Carrying forward the campaign, the Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab Vikramjit Singh Sawhney raised the issue in the upper house of the parliament to which the Union Minister replied that the Panjab University Chandigarh is not being centralized. Hence, it is a big win for the State Government.