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Stink in Ram Bagh
Ram Bagh , once the summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, has become defecating place for the poor. The two toilets in the premises are blocked and hence people forced by natural urgencies rush to the boundary wall.



The state of one of the toilets at the historical Ram Bagh. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma
The state of one of the toilets at the historical Ram Bagh

Gurmat musician flays Sikh bodies
The state government and Sikh bodies have failed to preserve the heritage of the community. Prof Surinder Singh, Director, Asian Sangeet Academy, United Kingdom ,stated this at a programme ‘Gurmat Sangeet and its presentation’ held at Sarup Rani Government College for Women. recently .
Replicas of ancient music instruments introduced by Sikh Gurus on display at Sarup Rani Government College for Women Replicas of ancient music instruments introduced by Sikh Gurus on display at Sarup Rani Government College for Women
Replicas of ancient music instruments introduced by Sikh Gurus on display at Sarup Rani Government College for Women. — Tribune photos

Rang Sang Umang
Shri Ram Ashram Public School here held a mega event marked by an annual exhibition and fete called Rang Sang Umang. Dr R.S. Bawa, Registrar, Guru Nanak Dev University, inaugurated the function. The mammoth exhibition of Art and Craft in its opening stall conformed to the colourful title.

A Pakistani Ranger looks towards the Indian guards during the retreat ceremony at Wagah in Amritsar
The lone Ranger: A Pakistani Ranger looks towards the Indian guards during the retreat ceremony at Wagah in Amritsar. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma

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Children and elderly sit around a fire to keep warm on a winter evening in Amritsar
Children and elderly sit around a fire to keep warm on a winter evening in Amritsar. — Photo by Kamal Sharma

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Food for thought

The news about desecration of a statue at Kanpur led to nationwide protests recently, causing loss of human life and public property. This was followed by a news of a missing statue of a war hero from the historic Ram Bagh Gardens, the summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. This too could have had ramifications of the same nature.

200 teachers trained to impart sex education
As many as 200 teachers of the district have been trained in imparting sex education to the adolescent students to generate awareness on AIDS among them. A four-day “AIDS Education Training Seminar” was organised here in this regard.

Walia in Red Cross body
Known social worker Gurcharan Singh Walia has done the town proud by being elected member of the managing body of the Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab. This assumes significance as Punjab Governor is the president of the society, while Chief Minister is its vice-president. Their wives are pro-vice presidents.

Christmas mela at Batala
The Baring Union of Christian College, Batala, organised a Christmas mela on December 25 under the guidance of the Principal, Dr Hepesh Shepherd. It began with prayer by Reverand R.M. Bashrat (retd D.S. MCI, Delhi) followed by the play, ‘The Ways’based on the stories of Charles Dicken and O’ Henry. The play was translated into Hindi and written in dramatic script.

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