Illegal structure removed:The Jalandhar Improvement Trust officials today removed an encroachment from its park in Guru Gobind Singh Avenue. There had been reports that a resident had raised the boundary wall along 15 marla land in the park staking his claim on the area. The officials this morning razed the wall reclaiming the land as the trust property.
262 cases settled in lok adalats: As many as 262 cases were settled during the monthly lok adalats held at Jalandhar, Nakodar and Phillaur of the district on Saturday. The District and Sessions Judge-cum-chairman, District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Inderjeet Singh, said 497 cases were presented in the lok adalats.
DEHRADUN Punia to visit Doon:
Dr PL Punia, Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Caste, along with other members of the commission, will visit Dehradun on November 3. They will meet employees and MPs belonging to the SC during their stay in
Punia to visit Doon: Dr PL Punia, Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Caste, along with other members of the commission, will visit Dehradun on November 3. They will meet employees and MPs belonging to the SC during their stay in Dehradun.
Youth found dead:
Prakash Singh Rawat, a resident of Almora, was found dead on Sunday. According to information, he had come home on Diwali from Bareilley, where he was studying in a polytechnic. He had gone to a market on Saturday evening but did not come back home. Later, his family approached the police. On Sunday, his body was found in a gorge by villagers. They reported the matter to the police. The victim was identified by members of his family. 62-yr-old commits suicide:
Hawkers not to be allowed in villages:
Illegally distilled liquor seized:
Death anniversary observed:
(Compiled by Rajeev
62-yr-old commits suicide:A man allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Hadeti village of Pithoragarh on Monday. The deceased has been identified as 62-year-old Raji Ram. He was taken to BD Pande Hospital by his family, but he died. The reason behind the extreme step is yet to be ascertained. Investigations are on in the matter.
Hawkers not to be allowed in villages:Peeved at the “inability” of the police and the administration to check the influx of junk dealers, hawkers and some suspected elements, residents of a large number of villages in Bageshwar have resolved not to allow any outsider into their villages. They have resolved that the junk dealer or hawker would be allowed inside a village only if the a Gram Pradhan grants permission for it. The decision has been taken following incidences of theft being reported from several villages. The villages of Gagrigol, Jainsar, Manyuda, Seemar, Seer, Laubanj and Kotakhet have decided to adhere to this collective decision.
Illegally distilled liquor seized:Carrying out a campaign against the sale of illegally distilled liquor, women of the Chakarpur area of Udham Singh Nagar confiscated more than 100 lts of such liquor and publicly destroyed it. The action was carried out by the women affiliated to the Savera Sangh and Mangal Dal. The women raided a house where such liquor was being manufactured on Sunday and confiscated it. They have warned the villagers that anybody indulging in the illegal activity would not only be fined but would also be handed over to the police.
Death anniversary observed:The death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was observed as Sankalp Divas in Udham Singh Nagar district on Monday. District Magistrate PS Jangpangi administered an oath of national unity to the officials and employees at the Collectorate in the morning. He said that every citizen of the country had a role to play in preserving the unity of the country. He underlined that all disputes must be resolved in a peaceful manner while adhering to the constitutional means of the land.
(Compiled by Rajeev Khanna)