INA veteran dies unnoticed
Bhaini Arora (Ludhiana) September 2
About 102-year-old Gulzar Singh, an INA veteran, after living an unrecognised life all these years died unsung and unnoticed, this morning in his ancestral village here. His allegations of callous attitude towards the freedom fighters in the state came true when not a single
official of the district administration or the state government attended his cremation ceremony.
Villagers, however, gave him a befitting farewell. A large number
of persons from local and surrounding villages attended the
316 police trainees pass out
Phillaur, September 2
The passing-out parade of the Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur, was held today Mr Sarwan Singh Phillaur, Social Welfare Minister, took the salute from 316 trainees of upper intermediate, lower school, buglar, drill instructor and reorientation courses from the Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Andaman-Nikobar and Chandigarh police forces.
Pensioners for hike in medical perk
Ludhiana, September 2
The Punjab Pensioners' Association, in a memorandum to the Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal, has urged him to raise the fixed medical allowance from Rs 250 to Rs 300.
in-charge accused of misbehaviour
Jagraon, September 2
Baljinder Kaur of Burj Hari Singh village has accused the in charge of Women Cell, Moga, Ms Kashmir Kaur, with treating her badly. She alleged that SSP, Moga, had referred the case filed by her against her husband, Joginder Singh, to the Women Cell. She was called there three times.
Morcha to hold scooter rallies
Amloh, September 2
The Bahujan Samaj Morcha will organise scooter rallies in every assembly constituency of Sirhind, Amloh, Khanna and Samrala, to protest against the anti-Dalit policies of the state government and to press upon the government to accept their demands, said Mr Rajwinder Singh Bhalmajra, district general secretary, Fatehgarh Sahib, after party meeting here today.