|Saturday, July 15, 2000,
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Punjab-aided Schools Pensioners Cell: president Mr Prithvi Raj Sareen; and general secretary Mr Ishwar Dass Dhiman.
SEMINAR: A seminar is being organised by the district unit of the Kirti Kisan Union, here on July 19 to educate people regarding the entry of foreign goods into India and the exploitation of the farm sector according to Mr Balwinder Singh Bajwa, state general secretary of the union.
ONE ARRESTED: The Khanna police arrested Sunil Gupta of Delhi, who was wanted in a case registered at the local police station, here on Wednesday for forcibly entering the house of Mr Ravinder Kumar along with four other persons and demanding cash and valuables at gun point. The other four are still at large.
THEFT: Five ceiling fans, science equipment and other items were stolen from the Government Middle School, Hussainpura, on Thursday. The school authorities have informed the police.
ASSOCIATION: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Baba Sain Bhagat Welfare Association: chairman Mr R.M.Kohli; president Mr Madan Lal Kapoor; vice-president Mr Bal Kishan Balli; general secretary Mr Harish Kumar Mukandpur and cashier Mr Pawan Kumar Chandla.
PROMOTIONS: A deputation of the Punjab State General Category Welfare Federation under the presidentship of Mr Sham Lal Sharma, met Mr Sewa Singh Sekhwan, Dr Upinderjit Kaur, Mr Madan Mohan Mittal, Mr Ajit Singh Kohar , Mr Jagjit Singh Garcha (all ministers), Mr R.S.Mann, Chief Secretary and Mr Jarnail Singh Wahid, member of the SS Board, at Chandigarh on Thursday to express their resentment over the meeting of the ministers and bureaucrats, belonging to the Scheduled Castes, with Mr Parkash Singh Badal to press him not to implement the Supreme Courts verdict regarding quota promotions given in the Ajit Singh Janjua case.
ALLEGED: As many as 163 government allottees, who were allotted houses on June 23, have alleged that they had not been given electricity connections by the UT Electricity Department. In a press note here on Wednesday, they alleged that this was despite the security deposited by them. In addition, there were no switchboards in the houses, they alleged.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been installed as the office-bearers of the Lions Club, Chandigarh Plaza: President Mr Bhaskar Arya; Secretary Mr Virender Gulati; PRO Mr Jaswant Dhawan; and Treasurer Mr Sudarshan Goel.
AUDIT BODY: The following will be the new office-bearers of the Haryana Civil Audit Association: President Mr Arvind Pathak; General Secretary Mr Narender Singh Mehta; Vice-President Mr Prem Singh; Joint Secretary Mr Kuldeep Kumar; Organising Secretary Ms Chander Prabha Malik; Auditor Mr Jai Bhagwan; and Treasurer Mr Harbhajan Singh.
REMOVED: The Enforcement Wing of the Haryana Urban Development Authority removed encroachments from the residential area in Sector 15, here on Wednesday. Accompanied by the police and a bulldozer, 50 men of the wing removed illegal constructions in the operation which lasted the entire day.
ENCROACHMENTS: In pursuance of the government orders, the district administration has launched a drive to remove encroachments on panchayat land here, the Deputy Commissioner, Panipat, Mr M.R. Anand, said encroachments on 1,200 acres of panchayat land had already been removed, which would bring additional revenue to panchayats, he added.
SENTENCED: The Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr C.B. Jaglar, has sentenced the owner of a public fair price shop to one-year imprisonment. According to information received on Friday, Mr Mahinder Singh, Inspector, Food and Civil Supplies Department, had raided the depot of Bahadur Ram of Ward 13 in Dabwali in September, 1996, and found the stock nil on his register while there were 148 litres of kerosene in his shop besides 440 litres in two drums outside his shop. A case was registered under the Essential Commodity Act. The judge found the depot holder guilty and punished him.
DEMONSTRATION: Residents of Dera Bagar village, led by Mrs Krishna Hooda, president, Mahila wing, HVP, staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioners office here on Thursday in protest against the erratic power and water supply in the village. They also submitted a memorandum to the DC.
RESENTMENT: Resentment prevails among Dalits of Bari village against the non-replacement of a transformer by the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam. They alleged that there was no electricity in their houses for the past two weeks and the authorities had failed to replace the transformer in spite of repeated complaints.
BODY RECOVERED: The Kharkhauda police on Friday recovered the body of a jeep driver, Anand Kumar, from a pond at Kirohli-Pehladpur village and sent it for a post-mortem believing it to be a case of murder. The police has registered a case. However, no arrest has been made in this connection.
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