July 29, 2002, Chandigarh, India
NOMINATED: The Central Government has nominated Mr Parween Kumar Kala, a state awardee, social worker and president of the Red Cross Blood Donors Club, Faridkot, member of the Telephone Advisory Committee, Ferozepore Division, for the next two years.
SPURIOUS CEMENT: Residents of Bhekha village under the Baghapurana police station in this district demanded on Sunday action against certain cement dealers for supplying spurious cement. They alleged that six persons were injured when the roof of a newly constructed house in the village collapsed after supports were removed.
PROTEST RALLIES: Local businessmen, industrialists and power consumers have decided to hold protest rallies in front of the office of the PSEB over its failure to meet the demands of power supply. Talking to mediapersons here on Sunday, a spokesperson of the Moga Industrialists Association said if the PSEB failed to meet their demands soon, they would hold protests.
CANAL WATER: Farmers of various villages in the district have started organising thikri pehras along the canal banks in their villages to prevent theft of canal water. Residents of Bhekha village in the district had seized 14 rubber tubes allegedly being used by the farmers of Jaimalwala village to steal canal water passing through their villages.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local Bar Association: president — Mr Ravinder Thakur; vice-president — Mr Sanjay Gulati; and general secretary — Mr Navdeep Saini.
RS 25,000 LOOTED: Two youths looted Rs 25,000 from a kariana merchant, Ganpat Rai, resident of Nirankari Colony, on Thursday. In another incident, the Chabal police recovered 2 kg of opium from Kashmir Singh of Sheron village. Cases have been registered
ELECTED: The following have been elected as office-bearers of the L.I.G. Houses/Flats (Group Agency) Sector 52, Chandigarh: president — Mr V.S.Chaudhary; vice-president — Mr Gita Ram Sharma; general secretary — Mr Ram Kunwar; treasurer — Mr Deganber Singh Rawat; and executive members — Mr Anil Dobhal; and Mrs Sunita.
ASSOCIATION: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Chandigarh Transport Association: president — Mr Ajit Singh Kaler; senior vice-president — Mr Tarsem Puri; vice-president — Mr Jagtar Singh; general secretary — Mr Rajeev Sood; treasurer — Mr Ram Prakash Sharma; cashier — Mr Rajesh Sharma; and propaganda secretary — Mr B.S. Thakur.
PAINTING COMPETITION: A painting competition for underprivileged children from Aashiana Theatre Age School was organised at Amartex here on Saturday. As many as 17 children participated in the competition - “Amar Prayas”. These children who work as shoeshine boys in Sector 17, Chandigarh, painted and sketched for two hours at the showroom. Mr. Ishwar Dayal, art teacher from Chandigarh Arts College, was the judge and prizes were given to all participants, besides the three best artists.
MEDICAL CAMP: A medical check-up camp was organised by the State Bank of Patiala and the CARE Health Society, Chandigarh, at Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Sector 7, here on Sunday. Mr M.M. Sehgal, DGM, State Bank of Patiala, Haryana Zone , was the chief guest. More than 300 patients were examined by a team of doctors and blood sugar tests were done on about 150 patients. A team of doctors from the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, examined the patients.
INTERFACE: A police-public interface was organised at Sector 15 police post here on Sunday. This was organised as part of the ongoing social justice fortnight being celebrated all over the state. The meet was chaired by DSP Jagdish Nagar and was attended by a large number of residents, including school children. Residents raised the issue of underage driving, stray cattle menace, controlling road accidents and against child labour at houses. Some people also said school teachers should be given training in traffic rules and regulations so that they abide by the rules. The issue of spate of burglaries in the township was also taken up and residents assured their cooperation to the police for curbing this crime.
WELFARE ASSOCIATION: The following have been elected office-bearers of the HUDA Township Residents’ Welfare Association: president — Mr Subhash Chand Goyal; senior vice-president — Mr Raj Pal Kadiyan; vice-president — Mr Satish Jain; general secretary — Mr T R Bibiyan and treasurer — Mr Sat Pal Bansal.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Mr Alok Joshi, Inspector-General of Police, Ambala range, inaugurated on Saturday “operation social security”, sponsored by the Haryana Police and the local Humane Helpline at the DAV Girls College here. Mr Joshi said the aim of the operation was to bring about an understand between the police and the people.
BILASPUR REMOVED: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr N S Chaudhary, in exercise of powers under sections concerned of the Panchayati Raj Act has removed Dinesh Kumar from the membership of Gram Panchayat Bamta near here. A notification issued here on Saturday said that Dinesh Kumar could not remain member of the gram panchayat as he had four sons and daughters. DALHOUSIE KULU SHIMLA STIR
THREAT: The Himachal Sarva School Shikshak Mahasangh has threatened to launch a statewide stir if its demands were not accepted within a month. Mr Gurudut Sharma, president of the sangh, said here on Friday that in case the government failed to hold talks with the sangh it would resort to direct action after the summer vacation.
REMOVED: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr N S Chaudhary, in exercise of powers under sections concerned of the Panchayati Raj Act has removed Dinesh Kumar from the membership of Gram Panchayat Bamta near here. A notification issued here on Saturday said that Dinesh Kumar could not remain member of the gram panchayat as he had four sons and daughters.
STIR THREAT: The Himachal Sarva School Shikshak Mahasangh has threatened to launch a statewide stir if its demands were not accepted within a month. Mr Gurudut Sharma, president of the sangh, said here on Friday that in case the government failed to hold talks with the sangh it would resort to direct action after the summer vacation.
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