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Fatehgarh Sahib to be develped as a tourist circuit: Navjot Singh Sidhu

June 22, 2017 06:28 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: "The holy land of Fatehgarh Sahib would be transformed into a well developed tourist circuit so as to harness its full potential to make Punjab numero uno tourist as well as cultural destination around the globe."
Disclosing this while replying to a question put forward by Mr. Kuljit Singh Nagra MLA from Fatehgarh Sahib, the Tourism and Cultural Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu said that the State Government has already taken up the conservation work of tombs of Raffudin, Alfsani and Bibi Taj and Rauza Sharif Masjid. The minister also divulged that Aam Khas Bagh, Naughara, Sheesh Mahal, Mehtabi Bagh, Northern Pavilion and Bastion are also in the process of being restored to their older glory. He further informed that regarding the adaptive reuse of Aam Khas Bagh, the e-tenders have been invited and the last date for receiving e-bids is 27-06-2017.
Mr. Sidhu also said that apart from the above projects, the Aam Khas Bagh would also be given a facelift under the Mughal Circuit as per the Swadesh Darshan scheme of the Union Tourism Ministry and not only this but Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib, Rauza Sharif and Mata Jageshwari Temple would also developed as per the Spiritual Circuit Scheme of the Union Tourism Ministry.

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