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Kapurthala: With DCs efforts, 160 years old clock at 'Ghanta Ghar' turns functional
Clock made by an American company in 1862
DC advocates for concrete efforts to preserve the rich heritage of Kapurthala
Kapurthala, April 25, 2023: In a major step to preserve the rich heritage of Kapurthala city, 160 years old clock at 'Ghanta Ghar' school has been made functional with the concrete efforts of Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala Vishesh Sarangal.
This clock at Government Senior Secondary School (Ghanta Ghar) was non-functional for a long time. Deputy Commissioner Sarangal came to know about this on the occasion of National Voter's Day, and he announced to establish its glory again.
DC Vishesh Sarangal.
The Deputy Commissioner hired the services of TR Clock Repair Company of Calcutta to bring this ancient clock, which once used to tell the time to the entire Kapurthala city, back into working condition.
The name of London city has been written on this clock, and this clock was made in 1862 by the New York-based Jones & Company.Deputy Commissioner said that the city of Kapurthala city has a rich heritage, due to which it is called the Paris of Punjab.
He said that great efforts are being made by the district administration for the preservation of ancient buildings, places, and goods, which will be further intensified in the future.