PANIPAT: A symbol of the glorious cultural heritage of Panipat, Hali park, dedicated to the memory of great Urdu poet and social reformer Khwaja Altaf Hussain Hali, is set to lose its sheen as the municipal corporation has leased out its land for building a banquet hall, along with a fast food court, which would be rented out for organizing marriages and other celebrations.
The MC move has however drawn flak from Hali Panipat Trust, which has received support from a cross section of society in the town, in raising the voice against the proposal. The park was established in 1974. Read more
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