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IT surveys on 11 premises
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
Panic gripped business community as the IT department conducted surveys on as many as 11 premises of different assessees here today.The surveys, that started this morning and were on till the filing of report, were conducted as the department suspected concealment of income by the parties concerned.

Excise raid on hosiery unit

Excise officials today conducted a raid on Veer Enterprises, a hosiery unit, here.

The raid was conducted on the basis of information that the assessee was concealing sale transactions. The assessee protested but the team managed to obtain relevant documents

Under the supervision of joint commissioner K.J. Singh, tax sleuths conducted surveys on N.K. Hosiery, Indo Gem, Tushar Engineers and Tasksons Industries, all at Focal Point here.

In case of Tushar Engineers, a survey was also conducted at its Noida unit, said sources. Another team of officials, including assistant commissioner Girish Bali, under the supervision of joint commissioner Rajeshwar Yadav, surveyed the premises of Swan Knitwear in Ghumar Mandi, Palace Jewellers on College Road, H. Sagar Hosiery on Hambran Road, New Castle Hosiery and Styme Option in Kundanpuri, Dhan Trader on Hambran Road and Petit Hosiery near KVM School.

Sources said that IT sleuths are keeping an eye on private hospitals, jewellers, readymade garment dealers, property dealers and large showroom owners in the city apart from the hosiery industry.

Officials said the surveys, conducted only in case of 2.5 per cent of the total assessees, are important to check tax evasion.

Manufacturing activity in the state has been hit and there is a major decline of over Rs 40 crore tax from this sector.

It is the retail market that is witnessing a boom and has been evading tax.



Fun fraught with danger
Despite tragedy, MC yet to repair swings
Kanchan Vasdev
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
The local administration has not learnt any lesson from the tragic incident that took place seven years ago in which a girl died after falling from a slide in a public park. Till toady, broken swings located in a park in the Chawni Mohalla are crying for attention.

Yet, the children continue to play in the park, on swings and the slides that could fall anytime. The slides have not been properly fastened and could give away any time causing harm to those playing on them.

In November 2000, a girl had died while playing in a park in the Model Town Extension- area after the slide fell on her. The municipal corporation had even ordered an inquiry. Two overseers and two SDOs were immediately suspended after the enquiry committee pointed finger on them. Even the contractor was penalised.

After this the civic body swung into action and repaired the swings in almost all parks. The parents lost the child due to utter neglect. But the ways of the local body did not change. The situation still remains the same.

Residents complained that not only in this park but swings needed repair in a few other parks a well. The fact that children unmindful of the tragedy continue to play has failed to move the civic body.

‘‘We don’t send our children to play there. At times you don’t come to know that they have given you a slip and gone to the park. I have seen a few of them even coming in the afternoon, when nobody is around to check them and they play on damaged slide only. We are really scared. A small child will only get injured if he plays on a damaged swing,” said Jyoti, a resident of Chawni Mohalla.

Meanwhile, the federation of park management committee is already up in arms against the municipal corporation for not maintaining parks despite the High Court directing them to do so with immediate effect pending the government approval.

S.S. Chana, president of federation, said the committees were so angry at the delay that they were contemplating initiating contempt proceedings against the civic body.

Chana said the matter was taken to the general house despite the high court’s orders. Even then nothing came out of it. ‘‘The parks need a breather. A few of them are already in bad shape. And the municipal corporation is just dilly dallying the matter. When the court has already directed them why should they not start paying us?” Chana asked. 



Pure: Purple Dirty: Yellow Testing waters
Shivani Bhakoo
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
The reverse osmosis (RO) system or water filters can supply water not safe for drinking if these are not properly serviced by company representatives every month.

The microbiology department of the PAU has developed a small kit (bottle) in which if drinking water is placed, it can reveal within 24 hours if the water is potable. All this can be done at a price of just Rs 30.

Giving details about the water testing kit, Dr Parampal Sahota and Saloni Jairath from the department of microbiology said the kit found that more than 50 per cent filters being used by people did not supply safe drinking water in the absence of proper and timely servicing.

“Tap water can be consumed, but in many cases, filtered water is not fit for consumption because of the crust (layer of dusty particles) on its membrane. Proper service is required every month to get safe water,” said Dr Parampal, adding that the kit tested the purity of water.

After placing the water, the bottle needs to be keep at a room temperature for 48 hours. Contamination is indicated if the content of the bottle shows change in colour (from purple to yellow) or the lid pops up.

“If the colour of the kit remains purple, the water is potable but if it changes to yellow or cream, it is not fit for drinking,” Dr Parampal said.

The department has already sold over 60,000 kits in the past one-and-a-half-year. One kit is used for testing only one sample. It can be kept for six months if the seal is not broken.

The department has recommended the kit for the convenience of public, farmers, health officers, sanitary inspectors, sanitary workers, epidemiologists, engineering wings and public health officials for detection of pathogenic micro-organisms in water from wells, hand pumps, submersible pumps, government supply lines and filters.

The department claims to have checked more than 2,000 water samples. 



Jharkhar not sporting of its girls
Mohit Khanna
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
The proclamation that girls are no less than boys seems to be a farce in the face of the status of Jharkhar girls as they are still considered inferior to boys.

The prime example is that not a single girl of the village has taken part in the Jharkhar rural sports festival. Moreover, they are not encouraged to take part in sports.

There is no provision for girls to take up sports. Some girl students of Government Senior Secondary School, Jharkhar, accompanied their school boys and staff to the sports mela.

A school girl requesting anonymity, said: “We have come here to watch games and performance by Jazzy B as we rarely get a chance to go outside from our school. Also, we do not know much about games.”

“In our village there is no provision for girls to take up any sport. That is why not a single girl of our village has been taking part in the sports festival. On the contrary, there are number of games for boys,” another girl said.

“We also want to play games like hockey and athletics, but we are not allowed. Also, our parents tell us to study instead. They, however, encourage our brothers,” the girls said.

Gurdeep Kaur, mother of two daughters, said: “It is really sad that not a single girl from our village is taking part in this festival while girls from other villages are being appreciated here.”



Two held with 500 gm smack
Tribune News Service

Khanna, January 17
The Khanna police today arrested two drug peddlers and seized 500 gram of smack from their possession. According to the SSP, the accused have been identified as Jagdev Singh, a resident of Ward No. 24, Khanna, and Balwant Singh of the local Gurbax Colony.

The SSP said the police spotted two persons on a motorcycle, who tried to run away from the spot. The police got suspicious and caught them. After searching them, the police seized 500 gram of snack from their possession.

The SSP said a case under the NDPS Act had been registered against the accused. During interrogation they reportedly told the police that they had bought the smack for Rs 80,000 and intended to sell it across Khanna.



Youths outsourcing talent to 250 US firms
Tribune News Service

Mandi Gobindgarh, January 17
After having earned the reputation of being one of the most important industrial towns of the country, Mandi Gobindgarh seems to be all set for making its presence felt in the field of accounting as a large number of foreign-based companies are now getting their accounts managed by young commerce graduates, based in the town.

A number of such graduates not only work every evening online for their US-based clients, but are also earning decent amount for themselves. These companies are finding it much more convenient for getting their accounts managed in India then in their own country, due to the high cost of services there. The companies are much pleased to make the most of the services being offered local youths at much cheaper rates then other countries.

Gurpreet Singh, one of the senior executives, said since not much jobs were available in his home town, so the new setup was providing a platform for earning a respectable amount.

Sanjeev Kumar, another member of the brigade, said new avenues had been opened for young graduates whose future otherwise was bleak.

Owner of Sunil Khullar InfoTech Management Services Private Limited, which has introduced these men to the opportunities that were not thought of before, said the company was providing outsourced services in finance and accounting for the past couple of years. Most of the services were so priced that they became advantageous option for CPA firms and small business houses based in North America.

Though a few multinational companies have setup similar networks in the country, but Sunil’s firm is the only one in the region which has established a foothold in five US states and was taking care of services like book keeping, payroll, and check writing and tax return preparation of more then 250 companies. 



Jain dist convener of BJP cell
Our Correspondent

Mandi Gobindgarh, January 17
A meeting of BJP workers of Fatehgarh Sahib district was presided over by the district president of the party, Lal Chand Jindal.

Ram Niwas Jain of Mandi Gobindgarh was appointed district convener of the state media cell.



Books written by GNIMT faculty released
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
A book release function was organised at Guru Nanak Institute of Management Technology (GNIMT), Gujarkhan campus, here today. The faculty has written six books covering the PTU syllabi of the MBA, BBA and BCA courses.

The book titled “Organizational Development” has been authored by Sandhya Mehta while the book titled “Consumer Behaviour” has been written by Sandhya Mehta and Ramneek Kaur.

The book titled “Quality Management” has been authored by Parampal Singh, Mandeep Mahendru and Nidhi Khanna of the GNIMT.

Another book titled “Services Marketing” has been authored by Ramneek Kaur and Parampal Singh. A book on “Production & Operations Management” authored by Mandeep Mahendru and Gagandeep Sharma was published in 2007. All these books have been written as per the PTU syllabus for MBA and BBA classes.

Dr (Col) H.S. Singha, director, GNIMT, congratulated the authors and motivated them to contribute more to the field of academics.



SOI reorganises city wing
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
The Students Organisation of India (SOI) has decided to reorganize the district unit of its organisation.

In a meeting held at Circuit House today, the president of its state unit decided to reorganize it for students’ welfare. Raju Khanna, president, said the students would work for the betterment of society by organising a few campaigns against the 
social evils.

He also made it clear that they would chalk out a transport policy by meeting students from a few colleges so that travelling becomes affordable and easy.



Shun WTO, says Badungar
Our Correspondent

Amloh, January 17
Indo-China talks cannot be called fruitful as these did not refer to several thousand miles of Indian territory occupied by China, said former SGPC chief Kirpal Singh Badungar here yesterday.

He was critical of India’s participation in the WTO as its products “could not match world standards” for want of subsidies. The condition of small-scale industry was no better. And more than 50 crore people lived below the poverty line and their number was further increasing, he said.

The former SGPC chief suggested that the Centre should adopt policies to save small farmers, the small-scale industry and traders as they could not compete with developed countries. Former SGPC chief Kirpal Singh Badungar addresses a function in Amloh on Wednesday. 



Two booked for stealing animals
Our Correspondent

Jagraon, January 17
The Humbran police has registered cases of theft against Raju of Nupur Bet and Rajesh Kumar, alias Raju of Landheke. Rajesh had on December 27 allegedly entered Sukhdev Singh’s house at Burj Maan Kaur and stolen 12 goats. In another case, Raju of Nurpur Bet had stolen four pigs from the residence of Pheru of Ballipur Khurd on November 30.

Two booked

The Sidhwan Bet police has booked two persons under the Excise Act for allegedly possessing illicit liquor. About 60,180 ml of illicit liquor was seized from Khursaidpura village and 63,930 from Madepur village. The accused, Nanak Singh and Balvir Singh, both residents of Madepur, however, managed to escape.


Jarnail Singh of Chachrari was arrested from Akhara village and about 2 kg poppy husk was seized from his possession. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered against him. In another case, Tara Singh and Gurdial Singh of Gujjarwal allegedly assaulted Mohinder Singh of the same village. The Dehlon police has registered a case under Sections 325, 323 and 34 of the IPC.

1 dies in mishap

Hakem Singh of Nurpura was killed when a scooter (PB13N6469) driven by Baljinder Singh collided with a motorcycle (PB56A7023) near Raikot. A case under Section 304-A of the IPC has been registered against Baljinder Singh.



Chevrolet Captiva launched
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
General Motors India launched Chevrolet Captiva, its latest premium sport utility vehicle, here today.

Addressing a press conference, the general manager, marketing and product planning, Gaurav Gupta, said with the launch of this vehicle, the company was now present in all categories right from the small car to the SUV.

Gupta revealed that the company planned to sell as many as 1,500 Captivas across the country, including 100 in Punjab, within a year.

“Punjab is a high potential market and we are buoyant on growth here,” he said.

Sanjeev Garg, director, field operations, Saurabh Vats, senior regional manager, north, and Piyush Prasad, zonal manager, Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana, were also present.

Showroom opened: Tata Motors opened its third passenger car showroom, Garyson Motors, here yesterday. S. Krishnan, vice-president (Commercial), Tata Motors, said: “With the opening of the new showroom, the customers in and around the city can now look forward for better choice.”

Launched: Tushar International, an electronic goods manufacturing company, launched its new range of TVs here yesterday. J.R.Bansal, chairman, said about 14 models had been launched so far. The company has appointed distributors in Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Patiala, Bathinda, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Mansa, Pathankot, Faridkot and Hoshiarpur and plans to make its presence felt in entire Punjab and Haryana.

Gearless scooter: Flyte, a gearless scooter from the stable of Kinetic-SYM, was launched here today. Mainly for young women, the fastest growing two-wheeler buyer segment today, the 125cc scooter encompasses a few first-time features like 4-in-1 anti-theft magnetic key, mobile charge point, crash resistant mirrors and 22 lts under seat storage, the company added. Neeraj Behl, regional manager of the company, said it had already won the scooter of the year-2008 award given by ‘Overdrive and Business Standard Motoring’.



Australian don open to tie-up with PAU
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
“World today needs India more than ever before for the growth and alternative to other fast-growing economies.” This was stated by Dr Om Jhorar, director and honorary associate, School of Rural Science and Agriculture, University of New England, Armidale, Australia. He met the vice-chancellor Dr Manjit Singh Kang and deans and directors of Punjab Agricultural University.

Dr Jhorar, who was also an alumnus of the university, praised the pioneering work that the university has done over the years. He was categorical in mentioning that younger generation, NRIs having roots in Punjab, hard-working peasantry were strengths of Indian system.

While speaking on the current global economic trends Dr Jhorar stated that the world views India as the sale counter while China as the production house. He suggested that there could be immense possibilities of tie ups in operating curriculum leading to diplomas in various cutting edge subjects for students after +2 degree under the Technical and Further Education (TAFE) colleges administrated by the Government of New South Wales, Australia.

Dr Kang said the university was open in considering worthwhile and mutually-beneficial programmes. He suggested that the proposed system be thoroughly debated by the deans and directors to find out the feasibility. Dr G.S.Chahal, dean, college of agriculture, wanted Dr Jhorar to provide details about the proposed courses and the precise layout of the proposal. Dr Neelam Grewal, dean, college of home science, also spoke on the occasion.

Dr Raj Kumar Mahey, registrar, enquired about the mode of awarding diplomas.Dr Milkha Singh Aulakh, additional director research (agriculture), V.K.Sehgal, dean, college of agricultural engineering, Dr Jagtar Singh Dhiman, additional director of communication, Dr S.P.Mehra,additional director of extension education and Dr Daljit Singh Dhillon, head, department of extension education, were also present on the occasion. 



PU Convocation
Sangam wins gold medal
Tribune News Service

Khanna, January 17
Students of A.S.College, Khanna, have brought laurels to the college by winning gold medals during the convocation held at Panjab University, Chandigarh, yesterday.

This was stated by college principal Dr R.S. Jhanji today.

He said M.A. (History) student Teeto stood first and was awarded gold medal. Besides, Jeevan Mal Malhotra and Rajiv Verma also bagged the gold medals for doing well in the annual examination.

Sangam Verma was awarded gold medal for M.A. Hindi.

President of the managing committee of the college, Ashwani Bansal, general secretary Vijay Sharma, college secretary Sanjeev Dhamija and college principal Dr R. S. Jhanji also congratulated them. 



28 students attend NSS camps
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17
The National Service Scheme unit of Punjab Agricultural University had sent its 28 volunteers to attend two national integration camps at Dumka (Jharkhand) and Annamalai University, Chidambaram (Tamil Nadu), wherein they took part in the national-level talent identification and exhibition competition-2008.

The main objectives were to identify the talents of youth in art, culture, artifacts, science and technology, to provide an opportunity for exhibiting and recognizing their talents. At least 12 volunteers took part in the camp at Dumka. Students displayed their talents in Punjabi culture and art, including poster making, slogan writing and solo dances.

Addressing the volunteers, Dr Manjit Singh Kang, vice-chancellor, said the extra curricular activities were essential for personality development and advised students to strike a balance between it and their academic pursuits. He appreciated the volunteers for bringing laurels to the university and congratulated them while delivering certificates and mementoes.

Jaskirat Kaur, one of the volunteers, presented a special trophy sent by the vice-chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur, to the vice-chancellor.

NSS coordinator Dr Kishan Singh Verma said the volunteers bagged first position in rangoli at Dumka and third position in solo dance. Similarly, the students won first position in poster-making competition at Sriperumbudur. Savita and Neha Bhandari won the poster competition. Rohit Dixit stood first in the slogan writing contest while Joginder Parshad did so in rangoli. Gagan Jain won the solo-dance contest.

PAU director students’ welfare Dr Dulcha Singh Brar congratulated the volunteers and said this component of extra-curricular activities would be strengthened further. 



Govt teachers going for image makeover
Mohit Khanna

Ludhiana, January 17
A large number of people who have been selected for the post of elementary and secondary school teacher at a few government schools across the district are breaking the age old saying “spare the rod and spoil the child.” New breeds of teachers are now going for an image makeover. They are no longer perceived as brutal and crude.

These teachers don’t believe in corporal punishment rather they try to learn their psyche.

A few teachers who have been selected are for the posts are highly qualified. Some of them have even been teaching in colleges.

In the era of human rights activism, these teachers, being strong votaries of anti-corporal punishment, have evolved ways to make a child understand their point.

“The children these days are smart and mature that they understand more than us when we were of their age. Time has come when we have to be of their level, understand their psyche and make them believe what is good for children,” said Sonjit Kaur, a teacher at Elementary Government School, Bagga Khurd.

Sudesh Bajaj, district education officer said, “It is really encouraging that new teachers are inculcating their own thoughts and philosophies in the profession and improving the image of the government school teachers.”

Dr Jasvir Singh, principal, Government Senior Secondary School, Hasanpur, said: “The new breed of teachers is highly qualified and has strong command over their subject. Gone are days, when we think of a government school teacher, man with large mustaches and a cane in his hand, quick to beat a student at the slightest of noise.

These teachers do not believe in corporal punishment and I am sure this will improve the standard of education across the district.” 



Suspended DFO gets anticipatory bail
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, January 17
Additional sessions judge M.S. Virdi today granted anticipatory bail to suspended Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) R.R. Kakkar, who was booked by the Dakha police along with five other forest department employees for allegedly kidnapping and beating an employee of a marriage resort.

The case was the result of a three-month-old controversy between Kakkar and BJP leader Sukhminder Pal Singh Grewal.

The Dakha police had booked Kakkar, range officers Harbhajan Rai, Balvir Singh Dhillon, block forest officer Jarnail Singh, guard Tirath Singh and Kulraj Singh along with 15 unknown persons for allegedly kidnapping and beating Ranjit Kumar, an employee with Taj Resorts near Mullanpur.

Owner of Taj Resorts Atma Singh, father of Varinder Singh, had complained against Kakkar, who had lodged an FIR for allegedly threatening him in his office in November last year. Varinder had sought clearance for acces to the resort from Ferozepore road.

BJP leader Sukhminder Pal Singh Grewal had taken up the case of Varinder Singh with Kakkar but he too had heated exchanges with him. Later, BJP leader and supporters staged a dharna, seeking cancellaiton of the FIR against Varinder Singh and action against Kakkar.

The FIR lodged by Atma Singh said Kakkar along with the other accused stormed into his resort on November 15 and kidnapped Ranjit. They took him to an undisclosed location and beat him up. He was forced to sign blank papers.

The case was registered on the direction of SP Sajjan Singh Cheema. The accused have been booked under Sections 365, 323 and 149, IPC.



Medical tests for poor at subsidised rates
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, January 17
In a significant move aimed at bringing modern diagnostic tests within the reach of poor patients through private participation, the Punjab Health Systems Corporation (PHSC) has empanelled a local multi-specialty and diagnostic centre for referral from government health institutions.

The local private diagnostic centre, equipped with ultramodern machines and diagnostic aids, has offered to conduct tests like CT scan, MRI, angiogram, echo, and mammography. TMT and EEG at highly subsidized cost, which in a few cases, have been slashed by 50 to 60 per cent of the prevailing cost of these tests.

Giving this information in a news conference here yesterday evening, Dr Amarjit Singh Rattan, MD, Rattan Multi-specialty Hospital and Diagnostic Centre, said the Punjab Health Systems Corporation had approved the subsidized rates, quoted by him for a few diagnostic tests to be charged from poor patients referred by all government hospitals and dispensaries in the district.

A copy of the approval letter issued by the corporation has also been sent to the civil surgeon here, and accordingly the information has been conveyed to the medical officers, deployed at government hospitals.

Dr Rattan said he had voluntarily made an offer to the health department for providing diagnostic tests at subsidized rates so as to make modern medical facilities affordable for the poor people and his commitment of towards society. He further said the hospital would also provide free-ambulance service to trauma patients brought to him for treatment from within 25 kms of the city.

Sources in the health department and the corporation confirmed the referral arrangements with the local diagnostic centres, saying this would make sophisticated diagnostic tests accessible to the poor patients who could avail the facilities at highly- slashed rates. “Other private hospitals and diagnostic centres, offering similar or still lower rates will also be included in the panel for referral from government hospitals,” the sources added.



AIDS awareness programme by nursing students
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, January 17
Members of the new team of the Interact Club of School of Nursing, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ludhiana South End, held an awareness programme on AIDS and foeticide at Mohan Dai Oswal Cancer Hospital here yesterday.

Navkiran, a second year nursing student, spoke on AIDS and preventive measures.

Dr Gurinderjit Singh, head of skin and VD department at the hospital, spoke about its causation, transmission, diagnosis, clinical manifestation, treatment and prevention.

A play on the menace of foeticide was also presented by the students, who displayed posters on AIDS awareness. The best entries were given prizes by Rotary Club president Rajinder Arora.

The charter president of the club, Subhash Bajaj, installed the new team.



Hockey Tourney
PAU, PU record comfortable wins
Anil Datt
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, January 17
Hosts PAU, Ludhiana, and Panjab University, Chandigarh, recorded convincing victories in their respective matches on the third day of the North Zone Inter-Varsity Hockey Tournament for men being played at Prithipal Singh Memorial Astroturf Stadium on the university campus here today.

The PAU romped home victorious against Ram Manohar Lohia University, Faizabad 5-1. It shot into an early lead by Tejpal Singh. Seven minutes later, Harmanpreet Singh found the target to increase the lead 2-0.

Irfan Ahmed of Ram Manohar Lohia University reduced the margin in the 17th minute while Tejpal Singh struck again in the 22nd minute to read it 3-1.

Harmanpreet Singh added two more goals (38th and 43rd minute) to help his side wrap up the issue 5-1.

Continuing with its winning streak, Panjab University outnumbered Delhi University 7-1.

Yadwinder Singh and Gurminder Singh contributed two goals each while Gaurav, Sukhpreet and Omkar Singh found the target once. The lone goal for the losers came off Ajay Malik's stick.

In the third match, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, defeated Lucknow University 4-2. The winners were leading 3-1 at half time.

The MDU went ahead in the 11th minute through Vivek and in the very next minute, Bijender made it 2-0. Two minutes later, he sounded the board to consolidate the lead.

With a few seconds to go for a break, Sarvesh of Lucknow University found the target which made it 3-1 and in the second session, Ajjal Ahmed pumped in a goal to reduce the margin to 3-2.

The MDU scored its fourth goal through Ashok Kumar in the 45th minute which sealed Lucknow University lads’ fate 4-2.



3 city boys to represent Punjab
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, January 17
Three trainees of the Ludhiana Badminton Academy have been selected to represent Punjab in the aforthcoming National Badminton Championship slated to be held at Panjim (Goa) from January 19 to 27, according to Rajinder Kalsi, general secretary, Punjab Badminton Association. The local lads are Lakhwinder Singh, Raj Kumar and Pranav Chopra.

Those selected for the Punjab squads are (Boys)- Opinder Pal Singh of Jalandhar, Mayank Behl, Varun Khanna and Sandeep Kumar of Amritsar, Lakhwinder Singh, Pranav Chopra and Raj Kumar of Ludhiana.

Girls- Sehar Chadha of Amritsar, Jaspreet Kaur and Amritpal Kaur, both from Patiala.aRajiv Verma and Mangat Rai Sharma will accompany the team as the manager and the coach, resepectively.



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