AMRITSAR, Feb. 10 -- One-and-half year after the announcement, the Heritage Street project outside the Durgiana Temple here is all set to start within 15 days.

"Amritsar municipal corporation had hired a private firm to execute the project. The work will start within fifteen days. However, it will take 1.5 years to complete the project," said Amritsar mayor mayor Karamjit Singh Rintu.

At a cost of Rs.30 crore, a replica of Golden Temple's heritage street will be built from Hathi Gate to Durgiana Temple with uniform looking buildings, walkway for devotees and new facade entrance of the temple. The project was announced by the then Punjab tourism minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on May 9, 2018.

Soon after the announcement, Amritsar MC, the cust...