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Haryana to set up Art & Cultural Univ

| | CHANDIGARH | in Chandigarh

Haryana Government would set up an Art and Culture University (Kala Avm Sanskriti University) after the name of renowned poet of Haryana, Pt Lakhmi Chand.

The University would be set up at village Aterna, in Sonepat, for which the village panchayat has offered 50 acres land, said Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma, while distributing the prizes in a Ragini competition organised in Sonepat.

The Minister said that in 50 years of Haryana, no one remembered Pt Lakhmi Chand. The present State Government took a step to realise his dreams and decided to establish university after his name which would act as a symbol for future generation regarding his contribution to the society, he said.

Sharma added that Bollywood actor from Haryana, Yashpal Sharma is also making a movie based on the life of Pt. Lakhmi Chand.

 
 
 

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