Demand of college no longer a talking point in Dera Baba Nanak
| Friday | 8th November, 2019
Charanjit Singh TejaTribune News ServiceAmritsar, November 7Residents of Dera Baba Nanak don’t want to talk on the requirement of a good higher educational institution in the area, which was once a major demand.
Even after 50 years, Dera Baba Nanak is deprived of the college.
While celebrating the 500th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, then government had opened Guru Nanak College at Kala Afgana, 22 km away from Dera Baba Nanak on the Batala-Fatehgarh Churian road.
Today, there is a government at Kalanaur, 13 km from Dera Baba Nanak, but it has 89 students only.
Bhagat Singh, a former social welfare minister in the Gurnam Singh’s government in 1969, was from Dera Baba Nanak and had made efforts to open college in Dera Baba Nanak.
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