Resenitment prevails among residents here over
lack of basic amenities like sanitation, light
and drainage. Municipal authorities when
contacted expressed helplessness due to lack of
Mr S.K. Sandhu, Deputy Commissioner, held a
"sangat darshan" at Maddi village under
Dhar subdivision on Sunday. The Deputy
Commissioner redressed as many as 50 complaints.
NCC camp: A
10-day NCC camp organised by 21st Battalion of
the NCC concluded at Nawab Jassa Singh Ahluwalia
Government College here on Friday. As many as 500
cadets participated in the camp.
Sant Pal Singh was killed when he was knocked
down by a Punjab Roadways bus here on Friday. The
police has registered a case under Sections 279
and 304-A, IPC, against the driver of the bus,
The annual Jor Mela, in memory of Baba Sidh
Bhander, was held at Roshiana village on
Saturday. Mr Narinder Singh, Community Health
Minister, was the chief guest. He said the
government had allocated Rs 1000 crore for
providing drinking water in villages.
procurement: Mr P. Ram, Secretary, Department
of Food and Civil Supplies, Punjab, on Saturday
visited mandis at Nawanshahr, Banga and Behram to
monitor the progress of the paddy procurement and
to hear grievances of farmers, traders and
officials of the purchasing agencies.
blood donation camp was organised at the local
Civil Hospital with the cooperation of S.D.
College on Friday. As many as 24 persons donated
A joint meeting of the civil administration,
local social organisations and political parties
was held at Council Hall on Friday. Mr S.K.
Sandhu, Deputy Commissioner, Gurdaspur, and Mr
Gaurav Yadav, SSP, heard the problems of the
A blood donation camp was organised by 41
Armoured Regiment here on Saturday. As many as
101 units of blood were collected.