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Sukhbir pitches in for Chandumajra
Tribune News Service

Patiala, April 29
Apparently having the importance of Patiala Lok Sabha seat for his party at back of his mind, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has pitched in for party candidate Prem Singh Chandumajra with full steam by holding a whirlwind tour and a couple of poll rallies in support of the latter in Patiala.

In his bid to muster optimum support of voters and to mobilise party workers in favour of Chandumajra, Sukhbir held a series of poll rallies at Ghanaur, Banur, Rajpura, Lalru and Tripadi - all major townships or localities which have largely or traditionally been the pocket boroughs of the Congress.

Earlier, Sukhbir had held one political congregation while CM Parkash Singh Badal held around half a dozen rallies aimed at garnering support for Chandumajra.

Playing the essential commodities’ price hike card, Sukhbir struck the popular chord as he said people were waiting for ‘installation’ of the NDA at the Centre so that they could get wheat at a price of Rs 2 a kg and diesel at a price of Rs 10 a litre. “The countdown for installation of the NDA government at the Centre has begun with people’s anxiety for poll outcome on May 16. They are waiting to get their dream of having a pro-people government at the Centre,” said Sukhbir in his effort to strike an instant rapport with people of Patiala Lok Sabha constituency.

Enlisting the “failures” of the Congress-led UPA government, Sukhbir alleged that the country was ruled by the Congress for over 50 years, but it had failed to rejuvenate the economy of the country or to create suitable economic infrastructure for the future. He also did not forget to touch his favourite topic on Capt Amarinder and his Pakistani friend Aroosa Alam. “Amarinder, during his five years of “misrule”, remained busy with Aroosa and did not care two hoots for good governance of the state. During his time, unemployment rose to its highest level and not a single recruitment took place in government services, even on compassionate basis. On the other hand, our SAD-BJP government has provided employment to 14,000 teachers and employment letters were ready for 20,000 more such teachers and these would be given after the polls,” said Sukhbir.

He added that, “We are going to earmark specific grants, development projects, schools, colleges for each Vidhan Sabha constituency for its futuristic development. Punjab would have three international airports at Amritsar, Mohali and Macchiwara.”

Once again subjecting Capt Amarinder to his mockery, Sukhbir said the ‘Maharaja’ had shown his annual income at Rs 2.5 lakh, whereas even the revised salary of a Punjab government clerk was more than this amount. “Amarinder, armed with a battery of sixty servants, is a habitual liar. He has stooped so low that he has shown himself as a milk seller-cum-dairy farmer, whereas the monthly power bill of the Moti Mahal equipped with 300 imported air-conditioners was much more than his declared annual income,” alleged Sukhbir.

He said SAD candidate Chandumajra had been knocking at every door to seek votes whereas the “Maharani” had remained “aloof” for five years. Badal asserted that the SAD-BJP would win all 13 seats of Punjab.

Lalru: “I will fulfil late Captain Kanwaljit’s dreams about development in the area,” said Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal ensuring the public in an election campaign rally for Patiala Lok Sabha candidate Prem Singh Chandumajra here today. Apart from Sukhbir, Chandumajra, Narinder Kumar Sharma, Jasjeet Singh Bunny and Seelam Sohi were also present during the rally.

Sukhbir claimed that all development works in the area were done by the SAD-BJP government. Contrary to Amarinder’s claims of winning all 13 seats of Punjab, Sukhbir said the Congress may not be able to win the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat and whole Punjab was far away from their reach.



LS Poll
Senior SAD leader Punia joins Cong
Tribune News Service

Patiala, April 29
The Punjab Congress got a shot in the arm when senior Akali leader Gurbans Singh Punia joined the Congress, along with a large number of his friends.

Punia declared that he would arrange for a ‘mega rally’ of thousands of his friends and well-wishers on May 4 at local Dhillon Palace, on the Devigarh road. He said the Congress had honoured Punjabis by “declaring Dr Manmohan Singh as their choice for Prime Minister” once again. “Manmohan Singh is a true and an honest Sikh,” he added.

Capt Amarinder Singh said when Akalis were voting against the nuclear deal, Punjabis sitting all around the world were praying for Dr Manmohan Singh’s success. By opposing the N-deal Akalis had gone against the humanity and development of infrastructure in Punjab, he stated. Adding he said that the Akalis would face the music in the coming elections for their misdeeds. Capt Amrinder Singh welcomed Punia and promised that he would be given appropriate place and respect in the Congress.

Punia’s son Amarjot Singh Punia had secured more than 20,000 votes in 2002 assembly elections as an independent when he was denied a ticket by the SAD. In that particular election SAD candidate Charanjeet Singh Walia lost by a big margin. Punia has a large vote bank in the Dakala area. In 2007 assembly elections, he was denied ticket to make way for Harmel Singh Tohra.

Capt Amrinder declared that almost all the workers and leader of the SAD were frustrated with the ‘autocratic’ style of functioning of Sukhbir Singh Badal.

The Congress, however, faced a lukewarm response at its poll gatherings at Arya Samaj and Jaurian Bhattian, two important parts of the city considered to be strong indicators of city residents’ choice, during the past two days when Amarinder and his daughter Jay Inder Kaur held meetings with people of the area.

Former Mayor Vishnu Sharma also joined the Congress poll campaign at Jaurian Bhattian on Monday evening.



It’s all about Badal vs Captain for many
Tribune News Service

Fatehgarh Sahib, April 29
“Ignorance is bliss” for many senior citizens in villages who are unaware of core politics. It’s just Badal versus Captain Amarinder Singh for them. When quizzed, many people in different villages did not know that general election means voting to elect government at the Centre.

A visit to Saneta, Bhago-Majra, Baironpur, Jarag and Rauni villages of the Fatehgarh Sahib constituency revealed that not many were aware of their candidates.

About 17 people have filed their nomination papers from this constituency, including the Congress, SAD, BSP, SAD, Lok Bhalai Party and other political parties, including independent candidates.

“Just wait here for sometime let me enquire from Bapuji (Sardara Ram) whom we are going to vote this time,” said Amrit Devi in Banur. Amrit has been voting for the past 15 years. There are eight voters in her house but all family members vote on the behest of Bapuji.

Bapuji said he was going to vote for the Badals. He even declared that he wished Dr Manmohan Singh to be the next Prime Minister.

In another village, near Bassi Pathana, some family members were not even aware that these are the general election and the PM would be elected after these elections. “This time we will vote for Captain, we don’t want Badal to continue,” said an elderly.



Blind fight for voting rights
Allege discrimination
Tribune News Service

Fatehgarh Sahib/Khanna, April 29
Visually and physically impaired voters from Fatehgarh Sahib district were taken aback when they came to know that the administration had sent a report to the Election Commission of India (ECI) stating that there were no blind or handicapped voters in district.

Only after various unions and associations of visually impaired people intervened, the ECI directed the district administration to make necessary arrangements for voting. Now it has been decided that Braille electronic voting machines shall be provided at polling stations. These EVMs are fixed with Braille pads that enable blind people to vote.

“Our names were registered in list of blind after much persuasion and request letters sent to the Election Commission and other authorities. Officials at Patiala and Fatehgarh Sahib had given wrong declaration that there is no voter blind in these districts,” said Parminder Singh, general secretary of Bharat Neterheen Sewak Samaj.

“But now they (administration) claim to provide specially designed EVMs only for particular booths,” he rued. The district has maximum percentage of blind people in Punjab. As per 2001 census, Fatehgarh Sahib has 61.82 per cent of blind people out of total population of disabled in the district followed by Ludhiana and Sangrur, respectively. The total number of disabled in Fatehgarh Sahib is 8,556.

Another handicapped from Khanna, Bharat Kumar Jethi, secretary of the Disabled Welfare Society, rued that no one cared for disabled even during elections. “Last time during MC elections, I managed to cast vote only after the area SDM intervened,” he said.

Meanwhile, the deputy commissioner-cum-returning officer of Fatehgarh Sahib Lok Sabha constituency, Surjit Singh Dhillon, said Braille EVMs would be provided at every polling station.



Mohali police seeks additional force
Our Correspondent

Mohali, April 29
Even as 392 postal ballot papers for the military and paramilitary personnel of the SAS Nagar assembly constituency were dispatched from Government College, Ropar, the Mohali police has requisitioned additional force to ensure peaceful voting in connection with the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

According to the office of the assistant returning officer here, these postal ballot papers were dispatched so that Army personnel and that of the paramilitary forces could exercise their right to vote.

Many of these officials were posted in field areas and could not reach Mohali to cast their votes on the day of the elections.

At present the district police was managing the rallies of political leaders and others with its own force, but additional strength was required for getting the elections conducted in a smooth way.

SSP Jatinder Singh Aulakh said force of 11,500 personnel was required to get the elections conducted in a smooth way in Mohali district.

One company of paramilitary force had reached and it was likely that two more would be provided. He said since election was being held in two phases in the district he had enough force for getting a free and fair poll conducted.

While voters of the Dera Bassi segment will cast their votes on May 7 for the Patiala parliamentary constituency, the electorate of Mohali and Kharar sub-divisions will vote on May 13 for the Anandpur Sahib seat.

As many as 680 employees put on poll duty in the SAS Nagar area have been asked to reach Shivalik Public School at Phase VI for second rehearsal on May 7 and the final rehearsal on May 9.

The first rehearsal was done on April 22.

There are 170 booths and each booth would have one presiding officer and three polling officers.

There are a total of 1,64,127 voters in the SAS Nagar constituency which is a part of the Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency.



Misconduct by teacher
Students boycott internal exams
Tribune News Service

Kharar, April 29
Seeking removal of a teacher, students of the Rayat and Bahra College of Management went on a strike against the head of the department today.

The students boycotted internal examinations and raised slogans against the teacher accusing her of using foul language and misbehaving with them.

They alleged that the teacher rebuked them instead of solving queries during classes.

“She threatens to deduct 40 internal marks if we speak against her. There is no systematic methodology, as four directors have changed in the past two years. Even the current director is officiating who holds charge of women’s wing also,” they added.

The students today boycotted the mid-semester internal examinations of Business Economics and a workshop on Research Management and Information Technology.

Meanwhile, vice-chairman of Rayat and Bahra Group of Institutes Gurvinder Singh Bahra said the students had submitted an agenda, which stated the college should give full 40 marks in internal assessment to each student.

Whereas Bahra said: “This is not possible because we are answerable to the university.”

He further said he would be meeting the students tomorrow as well.



Rayat and Bahra records hacked
Tribune News Service

Kharar, April 29
The records of the placement cell of Rayat and Bahra Group of Institutes, Sahauran, have been hacked.

The Kharar police has booked some suspects in this regard. In a complaint to the Senior Superintendent of Police, Mohali, director of the Information Technology (IT) department stated the records of the placement cell of the past two years had been hacked or deleted.

An inquiry has been entrusted to DSP Cyber Crime Balwinder Singh.



Women prosecutors for rape cases sought
Tribune News Service

Patiala, April 29
A CME programme and a workshop on ‘Medico-Legal Update on Rape Victim Examination’ was organised here yesterday by the Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology in collaboration with the Forensic Medicine and Toxicology and the Gynaecology departments of Government Medical College, Patiala.

Speakers said the incidents of rape of minors and foreigners had risen in the last few years.

They further said medical examiners should be trained in order to conduct treatment effectively.

The experts stressed on the use of recommended ‘rape victim examination kits’ by the examiners for collecting the evidence from victims, which otherwise were not available in the state government hospitals.

They also said there should be more women examiners. Also, a system of examination by forensic nurses should start in India, they added.

Academy president Dr Bhullar said only women public prosecutors and defence lawyers should be allowed to participate in trials of rape victims. It would lessen the embarassment caused by male lawyers to the victims.

Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Dr Gurjit Singh, emphasised on the need to sensitise the examiners, thereby facilitating proper administration of the criminal justice system in India.

Over 200 delegates attended the CME programme. A manual on rape victim examination and Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology were also released by chief guest Dr Gurjit.

Dr Didar Singh extended a vote of thanks to the speakers.



Electrician dies as AC cylinder bursts
Tribune News Service

Lalru, April 29
An electrician died due to burst of a cylinder of an air-conditioner’s coil in an electrical shop situated on the national highway here yesterday. According to the police, the incident took place at around 1 pm on Tuesday when resident of Daher Gurmeet Singh had gone to repair the air conditioner of his car at a shop near the local telephone exchange. The cylinder of the air-conditioner’s coil blasted and the shell of the cylinder got stuck over Gurmeet’s face. While a passerby reached the spot and removed the shell from his face.

He was declared brought dead by the doctors at the civil hospital.



Girl’s Murder
2-day police custody for accused
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
A local court today remanded Ashok Kumar, the accused of poisoning Sonia Suman to death, in two-day police custody. Sources in the police said the victim’s father told the police that the accused used to threaten his daughter with eliminating her if she married someone else.

The police is yet to recover the missing articles of Sonia, including her purse and mobile phone. The police said they would get the shop identified from the accused from where he had procured the pesticide that he had given to Sonia. The police would also try to locate the empty vial of the pesticide, which the accused threw after lacing the drinks of Sonia with it.



Student held for using fake number on car
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
The police arrested a student of a private computer coaching centre in Sector 34 for displaying a fake registration number on a car.

The search of the vehicle led to the recovery of two cartridges, including a live one.

According to sources, a team of special crime investigation cell of the Chandigarh police laid a trap near the LPG station, Sector 34, last evening.

On seeing the police party, the occupants of a Ford Fiesta car stopped at a distance as one of them fled.

The police arrested the other youth, who was later identified as 23-year-old Harpreet Singh, alias Pitta, a resident of Rampur in Uttar Pradesh (UP).

His accomplice has been identified as Davinder Singh, alias Dalvinder, alias Whiskey, of Ludhiana. Davinder is said to be involved in a shootout in Punjab.

The police said the verification of the documents revealed that the accused had displayed a fake registration number of UP on the car while it was actually registered in Chandigarh.

The accused had forged a registration certificate of the car. The car was financed through HDFC Bank and the accused had planned to sell it on fake registration number to escape from paying back loan. A case under Sections 420, 419, 462, 471, 473 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code and under the Arms Act has been registered in this regard at the police station-34.



Man booked for assault
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
Rohit Kumar, a resident of Phase-1, Ram Darbar, complained to the police that Suraj, alias Ganju, beat up and threatened him at Phase-1 market here yesterday.

Rohit received injuries and was admitted to the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32.

A case under Sections 323 and 506 of the IPC has been registered against the accused at the police station-31.

Opium seized

The local police arrested Keshar Singh, a resident of Chhar Majra, Mohali, near Faidan barrier in Sector 48 and seized 250 gm opium from his possession.

A case under Section 18 of the NDPS Act has been registered at the police station-31.

In another incident, the police arrested Surinder Singh, a resident of Sector 32, near the fire station, Sector 32, and seized 400 gm opium from his possession.

A case under Section 18 of the NDPS Act has been registered at the police station-34.


Narinder Singh, a boarder of Panjab University, complained to the police two laptops, a data card and Nokia-6600 mobile phone had been stolen from his room.

A case under Section 379 of the IPC has been registered at the police station-11.

Also, Anju, a resident of Badheri, complained to the police that someone stole her bag containing a gold chain, a pair of earrings, a mangal sutra, a pair of anklet and Rs 10,000 in cash from her residence.

A case under Section 380 of the IPC has been registered at the police station-39.

Vehicles stolen

Parminder Pal Singh, a resident of Sector 29-D, complained to the police that his Pulsar motor cycle (UP 32 A 3082) was stolen from the Sector-19 market.

A case under Section 379 of the IPC has been registered at the police station-19.

Also, Lakhwinder Singh Minhas, a resident of Mani Majra and professor of psychology in Panjab University, complained to the police that his Maruti car (CHF 0428) was stolen from the parking of the psychology department on April 24.

A case under Section 379 of the IPC has been registered at the police station-11.



5 held for illegal confinement
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
The Chandigarh police arrested five men on charges of illegal confinement here tonight. According to the police, 23-year-old Hitesh Bali, a driver in the Sector 45 taxi station, “owed” money to Amit. Amit today along with four others called Hitesh on some pretext and forcibly took him in his car near Sector 18 taxi station where he was confined for few hours. The police said they received a compliant from Jagtar Singh. A case under Sections 342, 506 and 34 of IPC has been registered against the five — Amit, Vijender, Ravinder, Ravi and Amanjeet — at the Phase I police station.



7 hurt in clash
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
Seven persons were injured in a clash over an old dispute between two families in Darua village here today.

Darua police post in charge sub-inspector Sheeshpal said both the families were related to each other. A cross case of rioting, causing injuries and criminal intimidation has been registered in this regard, he said.

Sources said Naresh Kumar, his wife, daughter and others clashed with Joginder, Pritam and others.



Lakshay registers berth in semifinals
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
Lakshay Sofat of the Total Tennis Academy registered a berth in the semifinals of both Under-12 and Under-14 category of the on-going YMCA Total Tennis Championship being played on the premises of YMCA, Sector 11, here today.

In the boys’ Under-12 encounter, Lakshay beat Sarthak Bhardwaj by 6-3. Now, Lakshay will face Sahil Yadav in the quarterfinals to be played tomorrow.

In the boys’ Under-14 match, Lakshay beat his practice partner in a well-fought match in the tiebreaker by 7-6 (7-3). He will now face Rohtas Singh in the semifinals. Rohtas beat Sunny of Mohali by 7-1. Second seed Rahul Seth and Dhruv will face each other in the second semifinals tomorrow.

In the boys’ Under-16 category, Aviraj Kamboj, Ratik Setia, Taranbir Singh, Ravisher Singh, Parminder Singh, Prabhsimran Bal, Anvit Gupta and Barun Gill booked their place in the quarterfinals to be played tomorrow.


Boys’ u-10 quarterfinals: Sumit Pal Singh bt Manoneet Singh 7-0; Sagar Bains bt Himank Chawla 7-1; Anmol Rattan bt Adish Bansal 7-0 and Rishabh Sharda bt Shrome Kapoor 7-0.

Boys’ u-12 pre-quarterfinals: Sumit Pal Singh bt Ketan Sood 6-1; Aditya Kansal bt Aankush Nagpal 6-1; Sachit Malhotra bt Vaibhav Rattan 6-2; Paras Mittal bt Anchit Gupta 6-0; Lakshay Sofat bt Sarthak Bhardwaj 6-3; Ayush Verma beat Devamardeep Singh 6-1 and Santbir Singh bt Sameer Vats 6-0.

Boys’ u-14 quarterfinals: Lakshay Sofat bt Prithvi Grewal 7-6(7-3); Rohtas Singh beat Sunny 7-1; Dhruv bt Manjot Singh 7-2 and Rahul Seth bt Nikhil Kaswan 7-6 (7-4).

Boys’ u-16 pre quarterfinals: Ratik Setia bt Samrat Rana 6-2; Taranbir Singh bt Sahej Abrol 6-0; Ravisher Singh Sandhu bt Akash Dhingra 6-3; Parminder Singh bt Jaideep Singh 6-2; Prabhsimran Bal bt Samil Oberoi 6-2; Anvit Gupta bt Angad Nain 6-2 and Barun Gill bt Mansehaj Singh 6-1.



Lawn Tennis
Siblings shine in Malaysia
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
Kabir Manrai bagged first position in the Under-10 boys’ singles and doubles while his sister Rahat won the title of Under-12 singles during the Malaysian Lawn Tennis Ranking Tournament held in Malaysia from April 23 to 27.

The siblings were in Malaysia for a 40-day training programme and during which they participated in the championship. “Before leaving for Malaysia, I participated in the AITA talent series tournament in Ambala and lost in the quarterfinal.

However, I won the title in Malaysia and it’s due to the advanced training,” said the nine-year-old boy.

This was the third international tournament for both of them, who are the trainees of Chandigarh Club Tennis Academy.

Earlier, they played a tournament in Malaysia and Thailand and gave a good performance.

“This win has boosted our confidence as the opponents in Malaysia were tough,” said Rahat who picked up racket just nine months ago.

The duo will be going for a month coaching to Brisbane for which the tentative dates have been fixed in July.



Abhijot drubs Kevin in badminton meet
Tribune News Service

Panchkula, April 29
Abhijot (CL DAV) defeated Kevin Wong (St. Johns) 21-10 in the boys’ Under- 14 singles of the tricity Schools Badminton Tournament at the Community Centre Badminton Hall, Sector 7, here today.

In another category, Rajat (Shishu Niketan) edged past Hardik 21-19 and Gauravdeep (Manav Mangal) beat Adbiyash 21-10.

While, Arnav Aggarwal (Little Flower) also registered a win over Tarun 21-10.

In Under-19 girls’ singles, Jagriti of CL DAV, Panchkula, ousted Chetna of Vivek High School, Sector 38, and Nisha of Govt. Model School, Sector 23, beat Tanya Aggarwal of Bhavan Vidalya, Panchkula, in a well-contested match.


Under 14 boys’ singles: Gauravdeep (Manav Mangal) bt Adbiyash 21-10; Arnav Aggarwal (Little Flower) bt Tarun 21-10; Lovpreet (Manav Mangal) bt Devesh 21-11; Kartik bt Armaan 21-3; Lohit bt Vikas 21-17; Ayush bt Abhishek 21-8 and Arnav Aggarwal (Little Flower) bt Gauravdeep (Manav Mangal) 26-24.

Under-14 girls’ singles: Gayatri bt Sanya 21-16; Anandita bt Simerdeep 21-5; Mehak bt Muskan 21-3 and Daaman bt Sukriti 21-2.

Under-14 girls’ doubles: Krishma and Gayatri bt Hanu and Sanvi 21-5; Shreya and Mehak bt Sukriti and Mehak 21-8; Monash and Trisha bt Sukrit and Annie 21-8.

Under-19 girls’ singles: Charvi (DC Model) bt Navika (Steppin Stone) 21-18; Deepti (KB DAV) bt Rashi (I.P.S. Mohali) 21-11; Daksha (CL DAV) bt Shahin (DC Model) 21-4.

Under-19 girls’ doubles: Daksha and Jagriti bt Anjali and Shreya 21-4; Deepti and Mehak bt Rashmi and Shahin 21-18; Nisha and Muskan bt Manmeet and Rashi 21-1.

Under-19 boys’ singles: Deepak bt Shrey 21-5; Rishab (St. Stephens) bt Tejeshwar (DPS Chd) 21-16; Anchit bt Pankaj 21-7 and Harminder (DAV 15, Chd) bt Ravitesh 21-19.



Cricket: Mohali dominates Day1
Tribune News Service

Mohali, April 29
Mohali scored 216 for 9 in 95 overs, while Patiala was playing at 39 for a loss of two wickets at the close of first day’s play of the Punjab State Inter District (Under-16) Tournament for ML Markan Trophy 2009-2010 in Mohali.

Electing to bat first Mohali scored through Shine Sharma (68), Anmoljit Singh (22), Jasinder Singh (29) and Pukhraj Singh (16).

For Patiala, Sukhwinder Singh claimed four wickets, while Karan Kalia pocketed one. Patiala lost early wickets and was playing at 39 for a loss of two wickets.

In another match played at MGM School ground in Ludhiana, Chandigarh mustered a big total of 482 for 10 in 91.2 overs. Shivam Bhambri (117) played magnificent innings and his century came in just 116 balls. Angad Chahal (80), Pankaj Rawat (32), Gaurav Sharma (97) and Kuljinder Singh (87) were other contributors for the team. For Ludhiana, Sandeep was the pick of bowlers as he claimed five wickets. Ludhiana was playing at 16 for the loss of one wicket in 10.2 overs at the close of day’s play.



City lad for Asia-Pacific Junior Golf
Our Golf Correspondent

Chandigarh, April 29
Tarundeep Singh Chadha, a Class X student of St John's High School, has been selected in the Indian team for the 30th Asia-Pacific Junior Golf Tournament to be played on the Royal Hua Hin Golf Club greens in Thailand from May 13 to 17. 14-year-old Tarundeep is placed second in the all-India ranking by the Indian Golf Union.

The Asia-Pacific tournament will see top junior golfers from 12 countries slogging it out for the title.

Tarun, who picked up the golf club at the age of eight, has recorded a number of victories and occupied the top three positions in other events.

Tarun who turns 15 on September 29, plays in the B category (Under 15). His recent achievements include victories in the Albatross event held in Chandigarh, the US Kids Tour in Phillaur and Patiala.



Cricket trials tomorrow
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 29
The Fatehgarh Sahib District Association affiliated to Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) will conduct selection trials to select its team for Katoch Shield on May 1 at Saffron City School in Fatehgarh Sahib.

For details contact Sachin at 9463602389.



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