Chandigarh, September 11: The Punjab Government today issued a Notification declaring Beer of Bahadurgarh in district Patiala as a Protected Monument under Punjab Ancient and Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1964,
According to an official spokesman a preliminary notification in this regard has been issued by Department of Cultural Affairs. The spokesman said that under the rules the government intends to declare prohibited areas, 100m from the protected limits and further beyond it, up to 200m near or adjoining to the protected monument for the purpose of mining operation or construction or both.
He said that Punjab Government has given one month notice of its intention for declaring the area prohibited and regulated and sought objections from the public. He said that final notification would be issued after expiry of 30 days notice period.