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Foundation stone laid: Six dhaanis (farm houses) would be linked with wildlife sanctuary village Bishanpura by a road that would cost Rs 43.5 lakh. Balluana MLA Gurtej Singh Ghuriana on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the project. SAD political advisor Sanjeev Godara, BKU state vice-president Gurjant Singh and Market Committee chairman Dhanpat Siyag said this meets the decade-old demand of people of the area. The MLA informed that 50 per cent of the work on lining of water courses, about 800 km in length, had been completed.
College official appointed: Bhai Maha Singh College of Engineering, Muktsar, appointed Janjit Pal Singh Sekhon as its new additional director. Sekhon holds a vast experience in administration and has served many educational institutes for the past two decades. The management, faculty, staff and students of BMSCE welcomed him. Sekhon said he wanted BMSCE to figure among the top institutes.
School to hold roadshow today:
The Radcliffe School, Bathinda will hold an ‘environment awareness road show’ on November 4.
The campaign, a part of ‘Green Bathinda and Eco-friendly Bathinda,’ initiative will start from Mall Road at 10 am. Social workers and staff of the school will took part in the campaign which will showcase a tableau on ‘Say no to crackers, stop noise pollution and stop air pollution’.
Rally: Students of Sukhmani International School took out a rally to spread the message “Say no to crackers”. The rally was held by the Eco Club of the school. Prof Avtar Singh, chairman, flagged off the rally and appreciated the efforts of staff and students.
Diwali celebrations: Hundreds of people belonging to the families of the officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) celebrated the festival organised in the ground of the BSF, Ferozepur sector ground on the eve of Diwali. Different stalls selling eatables, crackers, toys, items of daily use and other goods were arranged on the occasion. A stall displaying the goods prepared by the BSF Welfare Centre was also
organised. DIG, BSF, Ferozepur sector, Rajesh Gupta also attended the function.
Rally by students: Students and teachers of Uma Rana Public School took out a rally to create awareness about the harmful effects of crackers. Students and teachers of Cordia College and Jawala Devi Education College,
Sanghol, Eco Club, Sanghol, and Asha Group of Health Department, Sanghol, joined hands with the students of Uma public school for the cause. The rally was flagged off by CL Sharma, director Cordia Institutes. Students raised slogans. They urged people to say no to crackers. Principal of the school said one must keep the environment clean and green.