February 15, 2002, Chandigarh, India
AHMEDGARH DORAHA MACHHIWARA SAD
MEETING: A meeting of SAD-BJP-BSM and BKU workers and zone in charges of the Koomkalan segment will be held at Gurdwara Charan Kanwal Sahib here on Friday at 10 am. It will be headed by the Speaker, Vidhan Sabha, Mr Charanjit Singh Atwal. MANSA SAHNEWAL SAMRALA
SAD MEETING: A meeting of SAD-BJP-BSM and BKU workers and zone in charges of the Koomkalan segment will be held at Gurdwara Charan Kanwal Sahib here on Friday at 10 am. It will be headed by the Speaker, Vidhan Sabha, Mr Charanjit Singh Atwal.
TRAINING PROGRAMME: The Art of Living Foundation will organise first Youth Training Programme for Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh at the Mata Mansa Devi Complex. According to Mr Sunil Gulati, sewa coordinator, the programme will be inaugurated by the Principal Secretary to the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr M.K. Miglani, on Friday at 6.30 p.m. There will be regular satsang upto February 28 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. everyday at the Mata Mansa Devi Temple. On February 27, on the occasion of Sant Ravidas’s birthday, there will be a blood donation camp and mental and health check-up camp. Mr Gulati said 108 youth in the age group of 20 to 35 years would be trained at the programme. The aim of the programme was to impart training in health, hygiene, human values, unity in diversity and homes for homeless in villages of the country.
EVENING WITH AZAD: The National Education Development Trust (NEDT) will organise an evening with Prof Jagan Nath Azad, a renowned Urdu poet, here on Saturday. Lieut-Gen B.K.N, Chhibber, former Governor of Punjab, will be the chief guest, according to Dr S.V. Bhalla, director, programme, Ajit Karan Singh International Public School, Sector 41-B, Chandigarh.
ALBUM RELEASED: Punjabi pop singer Satwinder Bugga launched his album “Kuri Punjaban Lagdi E” at Press Club here on Thursday. Released by TPM Music Company, the album has eight tracks, five of which are rhythmic and dance numbers and three soulful sad numbers. “The album reflects the true Punjabi culture and the videos for two songs “Kuri Punjaban Lagdi E”and “Ishq Ishq” have posturised in good taste,” said Satwinder Bugga while addressing mediapersons. He was accompanied by well known music director of this region Charanjit Ahuja.
ELECTED: Mr R.L. Sharma was elected president and Mr Ram Prakash Gharu as general secretary of the Central Government Pensioners Association, Panchkula. It was also resolved at the meeting not to increase the annual subscription/fee and awareness about the pensioners be spread among civil pensioners and family pensioners.
DEMAND: Shiv Sena activists demanded that a police official who was suspended in the Lal Kurti girl’s death case should be reinstated on Thursday. A delegation of Shiv Sainiks including general secretary Shiv Charan met the Inspector-General of Police, Ambala Range, Mr Alok Joshi, to apprise him of their demand.
BAN ORDERS: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr O.P. Indora, on Thursday issued orders banning smoking at public places like auditoriums, health centres, hospitals, libraries, judicial complexes, railway stations, bus stands, all government offices and other public places. The City Magistrate, Mr R.C. Pawaria, told mediapersons that violation of these orders would attract punishment under the law.
MEETING HELD: A meeting of the district unit of the Haryana Kisan Sabha was held here on Thursday. The sabha demanded immediate announcement of the minimum support price for wheat for this season by the Central Government. It condemned the alleged atrocities being committed on the ‘Khanak’ labourers by the state government and demanded that the arrested labourers be released immediately.
FRIENDS MEET: BJP dissidents of the Nadaun Assembly segment of the district have decided to join hands to protest against the alleged non-cooperative attitude of the party MLA. They have decided to organise a friends meet after the one held here on February 24. It would be followed by community lunch. Mr Kamal Nanda, pradhan of the Dhaneta gram panchayat and an RSS activist, and Mr Sudershan Jain, a senior BJP activist of the area, are the two main brains behind the meet.
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