Pensioners’ mela held

Ludhiana, March 6

The PAU Pensioners and Retirees Welfare Association and the PAU Employees Union (recognised) organised seventh pensioners and employees mela in the PAU today.

Charan Singh Gurm, Chairman, Mela Committee, said this year this mela has been dedicated to ‘Kisan Andolan’.

The mela has been organised under the leadership of DP Maur and JL Narang, president and general secretary, respectively, of the PAU Pensioners and Retirees Welfare Association.

Baldev Singh Walia, president, PAU Employees Union (recognised), while addressing the audience said the mela was called to show togetherness among employees and pensioners. He said the mela had been started on the initiative of Roop Singh Rupa (now in the USA) who had been president of the PAU Employees’ Union for a long time.

The house openly passed a resolution in support of the ‘Kisan Andolan’ and also demanded implementation of Pay Commission report and release of pending installments of dearness allowance from Punjab Government. — TNS

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