fails to dampen spirit of Kapurthala voters
to the fear of low polling
percentage, intermittent rain could not wash the enthusiasm of
Kapurthala electors to exercise their right to franchise on Tuesday.
was not a cakewalk for voters
was literally a hurdle
race for over a thousand voters who came out to cast their votes in
two polling stations set up at Doaba Arya Senior Secondary School in
Nawanshahr. Owing to incessant rain since last night and the poor
drainage system, the campus remained flooded and the voters had to
climb on a series of school benches to reach the polling stations from
the school gate.
A tricky trek to the booth at Doaba Arya Secondary School in Nawanshahr.
strong wind swayed the
Champa tree. Its flowers and aged leaves were on the grass lawn. There
was the pitter-patter of rain. I was in a rented room all by myself.
The pace of rain drops increased. A youth drove through the pool of
water that had collected in front of the house. The shadows of
streetlights- some lit, some unlit-mesh of wires criss-crossing one
another, gently returned to the pool. Rainwater had almost inundated
the street that joined me with the neighbour’s house.
model on automatic
computerized signature verification machine designed by students of
Police DAV School has been displayed at a four-day International
exhibition for young inventors began at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The
show ,which began on Tuesday, has been organised by the Confederation
of Indian Industry (CII) and Department of Science and Technology
Students of DIPS School, Karol Bagh, perform during the annual prize distribution function held in Jalandhar on Saturday.
— Photo by S.S. Chopra