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THREE BOOKED: Harjit Singh of Kanta Hussaini, Shinder Singh, a photographer, and Gurmit Singh are alleged to have illegally confined Gurdip Singh in a room after picking him up from his classroom. They are also alleged to have taken photographs of a minor girl with Gurmit Singh, who is working in a studio. The minor girl is the sister of Gurdip Singh. On the minor girl’s statement, the Sidhwanbet police has registered a case under Sections 324, 354, 452, 506 and 34, IPC, against the trio. No reason has yet been ascertained for taking the photographs.

Streetlights: The area councillor of Ward No 38 Ms Santosh Mehra, inaugurated a project of installation of 194 sodium vapour lamps in Jawahar Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and Labour Colony at the cost of Rs 11.5 lakh here on Monday. She said several other development projects were in different stages of planning and execution in the area.  Mr Raj Kumar Mehra, Mr Hans Raj Gagat, Mr Sham Lal Bhagat, Mr Ajay Dang, Mr Hardeep Chawla, Mr Happy Ghai, Mr Ashok Bhagat and Mr Sat Pal Arora were present at the function.

Medical Camp: The Rotary Club, Raikot Mid Town, in collaboration with the Lajjia Wati Jain Memorial Society and Hospital organised a heart and general medical check- up camp at the hospital on Sunday while inaugurating the camp Mr Rajiv Ahir, SSP, Jagraon, appreciated various projects being taken up by the club. At the camp, more than 600 patients were examined by a team of doctors.

CAMP: A two-day ‘Gurmat Ate Samajik Chetna Camp’ which was organised for creating awareness among students of Guru Nanak Mission Senior Secondary School run by the Guru Nanak Mission Medical and Educational Trust, Dhahan Kaleran, about 20 km from here, concluded on Sunday. Dr Budh Singh Dhahan, founder-president of the trust, in his inaugural address, stressed the need for imparting moral and religious education to students.

DISPENSARY: The Indian Missionary Society (Holy Trinity Church) near the New Grain Market here opened a free homoeopathic dispensary on Sunday. Mr M.F. Farooqui, SSP, inaugurated it. Dr Rajnish Kapoor, a local homoeopath, examined 150 patients and gave medicines free of cost.


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