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SEVERAL JOIN NSUI: The office-bearers of the Rashtriya Krantikari Samajwadi Party along with its supporters on Saturday joined the National Student Union of India at a function at Congress Bhavan here in the presence of Prof Darbari Lal, Punjab Education Minister and Mr Yoginder Pal Dhingra, president, District Congress Committee.

PROBE SOUGHT: Col J. S. Bal, President, Rashtriya Raksha Dal on Sunday wrote to the Election Commission seeking a probe regarding rejection of his nomination papers. He said his family had been living in the area for the past 45 years.

LIQUOR SEIZED: The police here arrested six persons and seized 1,740 bottles of Indian-Made Foreign Liquor from the premises of R.P. Furniture house situated on the G. T. Road at Kartarpur, SSP G. P. S. Bhullar said on Sunday. Those arrested were identified as Paramjit of Dyalpur Gate, Manohar Singh of Khalifa Gate, Paramjit Singh of Hassan Munda village, Palwinder Singh of Kishangarh road, Raj Kishore and Jim Bahadur, all of Kartarpur. A case under Section 61 of the Excise Act was registered.

BANKERS CLUB: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Bankers Club here: president — Mr Manmandir Singh Chhatwal, vice-presidents — Mr B.L. Puri, and Mr Kuldip Laroya; secretary — Mr S.K. Puri; joint secretary — Mr B.S. Hundal and finance secretary — Mr Rajinder Singh.

POLL OFFICERS BOOKED: A case has been registered against Mr Sohan Lal, JE, PSEB Banga, and Mr Dalbir Singh, surveyor, Soil Conservation Department, who were on poll duty as presiding officer and polling officer, respectively, in the Anandpur Sahib Assembly segment in Ropar district. They were found under the influence of liquor on duty on Saturday.

GENERAL SAMAJ MANCH: The General Samaj Manch Punjab on Sunday decided to start a statewide struggle against caste-based reservation by holding meetings in the state to awareness the people.



: A meeting of the All-India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) was held here on Sunday. Ms Amrit Kaur presided over the meeting. Ms Jatinder Pal Kaur, district president of the AIDWA said that laws discriminated against women.

5 RECEIVE BURNS: Two women and three girls received serious burns when cooking gas cylinder caught fire at Dhangar village in this district on Sunday. They were cooking food for a marriage party. Women identified as Maya Devi and Roshani Devi and girls as Kiran, Soma Devi and Sona Devi were removed to Agroha Medical Hospital.


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