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MC commissioner pulled up for passing hotels maps
Tribune News Service

Patiala, June 17
Taking cognisance of the municipal corporation’s inability to take action against a few hoteliers who have not constructed the mandatory parking lots on their premises, vigilance authorities have pulled up the local municipal commissioner.

In a strongly worded letter, the vigilance department has asked the commissioner to submit documents relating to the fact as the how the maps of these hotels were passed by the authorities. The defaulting hotels are Mohan Continental, located on the busy Mall Road, Jeewan Plaza, Harbans Residency and Garden Resort. However, as per the norms, maps of these hotels could not be passed without proper parking lots in place.

A few days ago a vigilance team of the Chandigarh municipal corporation had landed at the local municipal office but were detained and locked in a room at the behest of higher officials. The team had reportedly sought documents pertaining to these hotels from the corporation officials.

Later, the vigilance team took up the matter with AK Prabhakar, vigilance chief of the corporation. In a letter to the commissioner, Prabhakar had asked the employees to settle the issue within a week failing which the matter would be reported to the state vigilance bureau.

Nazar Singh, Assistant Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Patiala, said they would handover the documents to the vigilance team within a week.



HUDA plot holders in troubled waters
Our Correspondent

Ambala, June 17
The Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) that was set up to develop better residential colonies with all basic amenities like roads, sewerage, parks, potable water and electricity, it seems, has limited itself to earning profit.

HUDA floated a residential scheme for Sector 10, Ambala City. As many as 1,466 plots of various sizes were carved out, out of which 64 plots were carved in the low-lying area at the depth of around 6 to 10 feet from the road level.

In the rainy season, all those plots go underwater and buffaloes use it as a bath pond.

Except one of the plot holders, none of the allotees has constructed his house as provision of streetlights, metalled and approach roads have not been made there so far. According to vice-president of the Sector 10 welfare society Ved Prakash Kaushik, overall condition of roads, sewerage and streetlight was worst.

The plot holders have been demanding that HUDA should fill up the low-lying area before giving them the possession of the plots.

Estate officer, HUDA, Ambala, Mahabir Kaushik, said HUDA was responsible for providing basic amenities like sewerage, water, electricity and roads that had been provided to the plot holders. The low-lying area should have been filled up by the plot owners themselves.

Advocate RP Sharma was also allotted plot No. 286 in the area. He took up the matter with a consumer forum, Panchkula, in 2002 that had passed an order in his favour. But the position continued to be the same, as it was 18 years ago. Later, he took up the matter with the Administrator of HUDA who directed the estate officer, Ambala, to inspect the site on June 15.

Sharma said if the grievances of those plot holders were not redressed, he would move to the courts.



Murder: Police still groping in dark
Tribune News Service

Dera Bassi, June 17
The police is still clueless in a case in which the body of a 24-year-old driver of Rad village, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, was dumped near Bhankarpur village on the Ambala-Chandigarh National Highway in Dera Bassi on Tuesday.

The body has been handed over to the family members after the post-mortem. The police said the car met with an accident on the national highway near Murlana village in Sonepat district on Tuesday morning. The car reportedly crossed the Dappar toll plaza around 2.15 am. The police said that they had visited the dappar toll plaza to check any footage, but only found the slip of the toll tax.

The police believes that it was handiwork of more than one person as the victim was tied. The police said that the car was damaged from front side and there were blood stains on the front seat.

Dera Bassi SHO Samar Vineet Dhawan said the fingerprint experts and forensic team visited the spot in Haryana where the car met with an accident. During the search, the forensic team had found blood on the front seats and also found human hair from the rear seat of the car.

The registration certificate of the car and other documents were also found from the car. Now, the car was in the possession of the Haryana Police and it would be taken to Dera Bassi tomorrow, the SHO added.

The police said the post-mortem report revealed that unidentified robbers killed the deceased at around midnight and threw his body out of the moving car. His mouth was stuffed with clothes before gagging it with a tape tightly and some mark was also witnessed on his neck.

Meanwhile, one of the friends of the deceased, who is also driver in the same company, said that he was coming back from Rohtak and saw the car in a bad condition on the roadside. He immediately informed the owner about the incident.

Yesterday, the body of Kapil Dev was noticed at 9 am. He was working as a driver with a Chandigarh-based taxi operator and had gone to Shimla in a Ford Ikon taxi on Monday night to drop an official of a Chandigarh-based IT company. The passenger was dropped at Shimla at around 9 pm.



Swine flu: Admn, health dept set up control room
Facilitate early detection, provide information
Varinder Singh
Tribune News Service

Patiala, June 17
If one wants to avoid contraction of dreaded swine flu, one should not shake hands with any foreign-returned person and persons coming from abroad should be accommodated in separate places.

This is a valuable piece of advice coming from the Punjab health department, which has advised people not to shake hands with or hug people coming from abroad, as a few precautionary measures required to keep the disease at bay.

Meanwhile, the Patiala administration and the health authorities have set up a control room to facilitate early detection of the disease and to provide any required information on the dreaded disease to people.

The district-level control room has been set up under the control of district health officer, Dr Charanjit Singh (94631-09917), and epidemiologist, Dr Chinmaya Panda (94635-77970), and has been equipped with a direct number -2211619. Any person in need of any information on the disease could contact officials at these phone numbers,” said Deputy Commissioner Deepinder Singh.

Civil surgeon, Dr Kuldip Kaur Sahni, said swine flu could be contracted by coming in contact with the affected by way of hugging, kissing or shaking hands with them.

“People landing from foreign countries should be dealt with carefully and possibly they should be kept in separate accommodation so as to avoid their contact with people here,” said Dr Sahni.

She also said the affected persons should also keep themselves at a distance from healthy persons so as to prevent proliferation of the disease.

Patiala Divisional Commissioner Jasbir Singh Bir, who also holds an additional charge of Jalandhar division, said the administration was gearing up to the full extent to deal with the emerging situation in context of flu.

“Officials concerned have been asked to tackle the situation in every possible manner and at an optimum level,” said Bir.



Undertrial gives police the slip
Our Correspondent

Ambala, June 17
One of the undertrials of the Ambala Central Jail escaped from the police custody today when he was brought to the civil hospital for a treatment.

The prisoner, Gurcharan Singh, was a resident of Gurgoan and lodged in the Ambala Central Jail in a murder case.

According to information, the prisoner had requested the police constable to allow him to go to toilet on the civil hospital premises.

When Gurcharan did not come out from the toilet, the police started searching him. He, however, managed to flee from the toilet.

Till the filling of the report no clue of the escapee was achieved.



Awareness campaign launched
Our Correspondent

Bassi Pathana, June 17
The District AIDS Control Society in collaboration with local Mehar Baba Charitable Trust launched an awareness campaign against dreaded diseases like AIDS, breast cancer, anaemic, sugar and blood pressure by organising a function-cum-medical camp here yesterday.

Experts of respective diseases delivered the lecture to control these dreaded diseases and also checked patients. In the free anaemic girls’ screening camp, a team of doctors led by Preeti and Mohammad Khan, checked more than 195 girls. The field staff of the MBCT took blood samples for anaemic, sugar test and checked the blood pressure.



Badal flays racial attacks in Oz
Tribune News Service

Kurali, June 17
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today condemned racist attacks on Indians in Australia. The state government is constantly in touch with the Central government over this issue, he added.

Though state has a limited role to play in this issue, still we have taken it up with the Centre, as it is a matter of grave concern. He said this while attending a state-level function to celebrate the 470th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap.

Earlier, he announced that the issue of giving more representation to the Sikhs and Rajputs in the armed forces as was practiced earlier would be taken up with the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

Talking on the power crisis in Punjab, he said the Congress government had left the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) cash starved. He added that 250 MW power was being drawn from the Central pool to meet the state’s requirement.



Kalka residents flay Chander Mohan
‘He has proselytised not because of change of conviction or love for another religion. He has done all this for lust. A Deputy CM’s post has been degraded by his acts. It is now his moral duty to resign from the Congress’
Hemant Kumar

Kalka, June 17
Local MLA and former Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana Chander Mohan is a fickle-minded person, according to many residents here.

Voters and prominent persons of the Kalka constituency have a great resentment over his real life drama and his negligent attitude towards the constituency.

When this reporter talked to some prominent people of the area, they expressed their anguish on the issue.

Brij Mohan Bali, an educationist of the area, said what Chander Mohan had done and was doing to justify his lust was really condemnable. He had proselytised not because of change of conviction or love for another religion. He had done all this for his lust, and it was unfortunate that he was trying to justify himself. He should know that he was a public man and he had to keep certain standards before the public.

Usmaani, Anil Aggarwal, IP Singh and Madan Sarhali
Usmaani, Anil Aggarwal, IP Singh and Madan Sarhali

IP Singh, a retired manager of Northern Railway Workshop Kalka and president of the Welfare Association of Housing Board Kalka, said this man had already ignored people of the constituency due to his acts. It was not expected of a public leader, who was supposed to look after interests of the people of the area. Due to his absence, the Kalka constituency had suffered. Kalka market was virtually demolished and people of Housing Board were still suffering . The acts of Chander Mohan were most condemnable and people of the area would not forgive him.

Anil Aggarwal, president, Kalka Beopar Mandal, said the act of Chander Mohan was shameful, which had conveyed a wrong message to the young generation. He said a Deputy CM’s post had been degraded by his acts. It was now his moral duty to resign from the Congress. The party should expel him. By converting to Islam, Chander Mohan had also hurt the feelings of the Hindus, he added.

Madan Sharma Sarhali, a senior Congress leader, said Chander Mohan had disappointed voters of the Kalka constituency, who made him MLA four times. He had also spoiled the Congress party’s image. He said the party high command should not give him ticket in the next Vidhan Sabha election.

Shamsher Ashraf Usmani, a cleric of Kalka and Imam of Jama Masjid Kalka, said Islam does not need such Muslims like Chader Mohan, who adopt Islam for his personal greed and to escape from law. He could be a true Muslim if he had adopted Islam without marrying Fiza. He should take one decision, either to live with his wife Seema or with Fiza. “Siyasat” and “Shariat” should be kept separate. He should have also performed his duties towards the people of his constituency, keeping aside his personal life. Being an MLA and former Dy CM, such cheap acts do not suit him.



Residents sore over poor sewerage facility
Gurdeep Singh Mann
Tribune News Service

Rajpura, June 17
A large number of residents of ward number 17 locality of Rajpura are sore over inadequate sewerage facilities.

Lack of proper sewerage facility has not only resulted in water stagnation in rainy days, but is also causing damage to property.

“Garbage remains unpicked from the streets are adding to our woes. The garbage gets accumulated on covers of manholes or other drainage systems, thereby blocking them. Water enters in our houses during the rainy season,” said Kartar Singh, a resident of ward number 17.

Despite repeated reminders and writing to municipal council authorities, nothing has been done in this regard so far, added Kartar.

He added that around 20 families of Adarsh Colony in ward number 17 were affected due to this problem.

Som Parkash, a shopkeeper in the locality, said despite the fact that people had put up a blockade of around two feet the water had entered his shop.

The situation goes out of control during the rainy season and one barely manages to save the belongings.

“Monsoon is round the corner and the old situation still continues. Instead of pleading with the MC authorities, people have to now think of putting new ideas to work to save their belongings,” said Subhash, another shopkeeper.

The residents rued that main streets of Adarsh Colony and Teachers’ Colony remained flooded with water for many days in such a situation.

The possibility of fatal accidents could not be ruled out as potholes get covered with rainwater making them invisible.

Similarly, the manholes without cover too go unnoticed, inviting unsavoury incidents.

The MC authorities admit that they do not have sufficient funds to put on the lids on the open manholes. Municipal councillor Amarinderpal Singh Raju of ward number 17 said cleaning work of all streets had already been done.

He claimed that MC officials had tried their best to fulfill the demands of the area residents. He, however, admitted that the manholes were yet to be covered with the lids and assured to do the needful in the coming few days.



Four killed in road mishaps
Tribune News Service

Fatehgarh Sahib, June 17
Four persons were killed in three different road accidents here today, while three persons got seriously injured.

DSP Dilbagh Singh Pannu, Fatehgarh Sahib, said last night at around 10.30 pm, a truck loaded with wooden logs was going from Rajpura to Ludhiana. When it reached near Tarkhan Majra village on the GT road, its rear tyres suddenly got burst.

The vehicle went out of control and turned on the road. One occupant of the truck died on the spot and other two sustained serious injuries. They were rushed to the civil hospital, Fatehgarh Sahib, where one of the injured succumbed to his wounds. The lone survivor, Sanju from Purnia, Bihar, has been referred to the PGI, Chandigarh.

The deceased have been identified as Kamlesh Singh from Sitamarhi district in Bihar and Abhijit Maldar from Purnia, Bihar. The police has registered a case and is investigating the matter.

As the truck turned on the road, entire traffic had to be diverted towards another lane. Soon after the incident happened, the traffic from both sides started moving in same lane, which led to overcrowding.

Near Harbans Pura village, the truck moving from Dera Bassi to Ludhiana had a head-on collision with the truck coming from the opposite direction.

The truck driver got killed in the accident, while two others got serious injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Hari Om Ajit, a resident of Nangal Shahjahapur.

The injured could be removed from the mangles of the truck after a lot of hard work and were rushed to the civil hospital.

Sirhind police officials said a case had been registered on the complaint of the truck’s owner, Salim Khan from Libra village.

Similarly, in yet another incident, an unknown vehicle mowed down a motorcyclist, Sukhvir Singh from Majri Azim area in Sirhind.



Tips to prevent malaria given
Our Correspondent

Bassi Pathana, June 17
An anti-malaria camp cum seminar was organised at Primary Health Centre, Dhundha, by the health department.

Dr Tarsem Lal Matoo, senior medical officer, inaugurated the camp, while Dr Dalbir Kaur, rural medical officer, presided over the camp.

Dr Mattoo discussed, in detail, the causes and preventive measures to be initiated to save from malaria.

He urged people not to gather the dirty water in drains, streets and village ponds, which attracts mosquitoes, the main source of the disease. He called upon them to change the water in their coolers regularly.

Dr Kaur also highlighted the cause of the disease. She checked-up the patients and medicines were provided to them.



Cops organise ‘chabeel’
Tribune News Service

Fatehgarh Sahib, June 17
A large number of police officials yesterday organised a chabeel for commuters in front of the administrative complex to observe Guru Arjun Dev’s martyrdom day.

A large number of devotees offered their prayers in Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib and Gurdwara Jyoti Swarup wherein langar and special arrangement by dhadhis were also organised.



Criminal Cases
Giving details of earlier petitions not must: HC
Saurabh Malik
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 17
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that a party in a criminal case can file multiple applications at different stages of trial for varied relief, not necessarily mentioning the details of the previous pleas.

The Division Bench of Justice KS Garewal and Justice Nawab Singh also asserted that non-mentioning the details of the previous pleas would not amount to contempt of court, when relief being sought in the applications was different in nature. A Single Judge Bench of the high court had issued contempt notices in one such case.

Putting to rest the controversy over the issue of mentioning the details of the previous pleas in case of varied relief, the Bench asserted: “A party in a criminal case can file many application under the provision of Section 311 of the CrPC claiming a different relief each time. If in a later application, the details of the earlier applications are not mentioned, it will not amount to fraud because the cause of action and the relief sought are entirely different. It is similar to a party in a civil suit filing a number of applications under Section 151 of the CPC, each application being for a different relief.”

The ruling came in connection with a contempt of court case against Amit Kumar Jain and another respondent. On January, 2002, Amit Kumar Jain’s father Bimal Kumar Jain died after sustaining injuries in a road accident. In the trial against accused Rupinder Singh, the prosecution evidence was closed by order on August 10, 2007.

Jain then presented an application under Section 311 of the CrPC to place on record certain documents. Jain subsequently filed an application for recalling defence witness Gautam Khanna, while the earlier application was filed for placing additional documents on record.

The counsel for the accused, meanwhile, submitted that Jain had obtained a favourable order on March 5 by concealing the dismissal of his earlier application under Section 311 of the CrPC; and this was a fraud on the court. The Single Judge Bench allowed the application on March 27 and notices were issued under the Contempt of Courts Act against Jain and his counsel Padam Kumar Jain.

The Bench ruled: “The complainant had filed two applications under Section 311 of the CrPC. The relief in the first application was for placing documents on record, while the relief in the second application was for recalling a defence witness. Both reliefs were different, therefore, it is difficult to accept that the order passed on March 5, 2009, was obtained by fraud…. The rule is discharged.”



Dowry Death
Accused sent to police custody
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 17
A local court has sent three members of a family to one-day police remand on the charges of dowry death.

Jagdeep Kaur was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Maloya last evening. The police had yesterday arrested her husband Yadwinder Singh and her in-laws Jaspinder Singh and Manjit Kaur.

Investigating officer Ram Rattan told TNS that they would interrogate the accused to ascertain the exact cause of her death.



Firing at Zirakpur, one injured
Tribune News Service

Zirakpur, June 17
A 19-year-old youth, identified as Sunil, was injured when one of his friends fire at him over a petty issue while they were playing a video game late this evening in a shop at the Welcome Shopping Complex, Baltana, Zirakpur.

The incident took place at around 9.30 pm. Sunil had come to the shop with two of his friends, one of whom had been identified as Nitin, a resident of Yog Vihar, Baltana.

After the trio finished the session of playing the video game, they entered into the quarrel and one of them fired at his friend.

The shot hit the victim in his hand. Fearing the police action, the injured youth along with one of his friends escaped from the scene. The victim was admitted to the general hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula. According to an emergency medical officer on duty, Sunil was out of danger but kept under observation.

According to the police, an eyewitness informed that the youth pulled out a pistol and fired on the other two, who managed to flee from the scene in a motorcycle.

Meanwhile, the police reached the spot and arrested the youth and recovered a country-made pistol from him. The police said the arrested youth was in an inebriated condition and could not speak anything. A case was registered and an inquiry has been initiated.



Ravi Inder Singh’s ton goes in vain
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 17
Despite Ravi Inder Singh’s knock of 112 runs, Patiala failed to gain lead against Chandigarh on the third day of the Katoch Shield Cricket tournament here today at the Sector 16 Cricket stadium.

Patiala started their innings from overnight 13 for no loss and went on to score 84 for the first wicket before opener Kunwar Raina was caught by Gurkirat Walia of the bowling of off-spinner Sumit Dhiman for 26.

The other opener, Ravi Inder Singh who was batting confidently at other end, was joined by Amitoz Singh and the pair stitched a 53-run partnership for the second wicket before Amitoz was brilliantly run out by Gurkirat Walia for a well made 34.

The Patiala team was in for a rude shock when Anshul Tripathi clean bowled their skipper Pankaj Dharmani for 6 runs. Rupitinder Singh (19) and Perry Goel (14) were also accounted for by Anshul Tripathi.

Opener Ravi Inder Singh completed his century (112) off 195 balls before being snapped up by Simrat Bawa of the bowling of left arm spinner Rahul Chara with the team’s total reading 207 for five.

Ankur Jund 41 of 78 balls and Hardevinder Singh 26 of 38 balls waged a grim battle for getting the first innings lead but failed to achieve the target as left arm spinner Rahul Chara dismissed both of them.

Patiala district finally folded up for 310 in 94.3 overs thus conceding 14 runs vital first innings lead to Chandigarh as full days play had been washed by rain yesterday. At the end of the days play Chandigarh in their second innings were 11 for no loss in four overs with Sarul Kanwar batting 11 and Simrat Bawa yet to open his account.



Saini surges ahead in junior golf
Donald Banerjee

Panchkula, June 17
Kapurthala's Ashbeer Singh Saini fired the only under par card (71) today to take a four-stroke lead over his nearest rival, Chikkarangappa, at the midway stage of the Lalit Suri Northern India Junior Golf Championship on the par-72 greens of the Panchkula Golf Club here today.

The 15-year-old Kapurthala lad had an even par 144 score after the second round. Trailing the leader was the Bangalore duo of Chikkarangappa and Khalin Joshi at 148 and 150, respectively.

Just back after clinching the Southern India title in Coimbatore a fortnight back, Ashbeer sank a birdie on the very first hole. A double bogey on the par-three fourth hole halted his march. But the teenager was back with a birdie on the very next hole to take the turn at even par 36.

On the return journey, Ashbeer birdied the 11th. He conceded a bogey on the 17th and finished with a fine birdie on the finishing hole to romp home at one under 71 and a good four-stroke lead over Chikka.

Patiala's Subhankar Sharma, overnight leader in category B, played a miserable nine over 81 to slump down the leader board as Delhi's Ankur Chadha climbed to the top with a round of 75. With a total of 11-over 155, he is one ahead of Kushal Singh.

Jairaj Sandhu holds the honours in cateogry C with a total of 22-over 166. Close on his heels, just one stroke adrift is Delhi’s Piyush Sangwan.

Piyush, after having enjoyed great success in category D, is still looking for his first win in the U-12 category. Harsh Gangwar, who took the lead after the first round, was disqualified for submitting an incorrect card.

Chandigarh’s Karandeep Kochchar was all set to add his second consecutive trophy on the Junior Tour as he fired a 12 over 84 to establish a four stroke lead over his nearest rival in the under-10 category. With the Southern India title already under his belt, Karandeep is all set to repeat the Albatross under-11 title performance on the same turf a couple of days. The girls also started their campaign today and Laverry Kumar took the lead with a round of three-over 75, two ahead of Shreya Ghei. Gauri Monga is placed third with a score of 81.

Leader board:

Category A- 144 Ashbeer Singh Saini (73-71); 148 Chikkarangappa (75-73); 150 Khalin Joshi (74-76) and Kunal Bhatia (73-77); 152 Rishi Raj Singh (75-77). Category B- 155 Ankur Chadha (80-75); 156 Kushal Singh (79-77); 157 Subhankar Sharma (76-81); 158 Tarundeep Sinch Chadha (80-78); 160 Giriraj S Thapa (82-78). Category C- 166 Jairaj S Sandhu (89-77); 167 Piyush Sangwan (85-82) and Viraj Madhappa (83-84); 170 Prakhar Asawa (88-82); 171 Rohan Rana (93-78) and Arush Ahuja (86-85). Category D- 84 Karandeep Kochhar; 88 Arun Prasad; 89 Sarthak Kohli and Siddarth K; 90 Karan Sharma.

Girls (Categories A, B)- 75 Laverry Kumar; 77 Shreya Ghei; 81 Gauri Monga; 83 Gurbani Singh; 85 Vani Kapoor and Gursimar Badwal.

City's Cheema 2nd at midway stage

Angad Cheema of DAV College, Chandigarh, made the most of tough conditions as he managed a three over par 75 card to occupy the second slot at four over 148, four strokes behind Karan Vasudeva, who led the pack at the midway stage of the LG Southern India Amateur Golf Championship on the par-72 greens of the KGA course in Bangalore today.

Arshdeep Tiwana and Pawan Kumar tied for the third place at 150, while another city player Abhijit Singh Chadha shared the fifth spot with Simarjeet Singh and Gagan Verma at 151. The cut was applied at 19-over 163.

Cheema who has graduated to the Amateur Tour about a couple of years back has not had many outings on the Tour. The 19-year-old who has recently shifted to Chandigarh, played a see-saw round. He bogeyed the fifth and followed it up with a birdie on the next.

A duffed chip on the ninth resulted in a double bogey and a two over 38 score at the turn. But he was quick to save a stroke on the next hole. Another bogey followed on the par-three 13th and a birdie on the 15th. A bogey each on the last two holes saw the lanky lad occupy the second position.

Chandigarh's Rahul Bashi played a two over 74 card to be tied ninth along with tournament favourite Rashid Khan at 153. Two other city golfers, Aman Guron and Harjinder Singh Kang were tied 31st at 161.

Top scores (after 36 holes):

144 Karan Vasudeva (74, 70); 148 Angad Cheema (73, 75); 150 Arshdeep Tiwana (74, 76), Pawan Kumar (75, 75); 151 Simarjeet Singh (74, 77), Gagan Verma (74, 77), Abhijit Singh Chadha (78, 73); 152 Rahul Bajaj (74, 78); 153 Moin Malak (71, 82), Rashid Khan (72, 81), Rahul Bakshi (79, 74).



Coaching camp for academy players
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 17
The Chandigarh sports department will conduct high altitude summer coaching camp for 42 players of Chandigarh Football and Hockey Academy at Shilaroo in Himachal Pradesh from June 20.

SK Joshi will be the coach-cum-contingent leader. Other coaches will be Iqbal Singh (athletics), Jasbir Singh (hockey), Gurminder Singh (hockey) and Tejinder Kumar (football).



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