The incident occurred on February 16 during a shagun ceremony where the deceased along with members of his group had come to perform. An FIR has been lodged based on the statement of one Gurjan Singh, a member of the orchestra.
To give more representation to women, 50 per cent of the seats have been reserved for them in the local body polls. Ludhiana has 95 wards and 40 seats have been reserved for women in general category by the Congress. The SAD and BJP have reserved 20 seats each for women candidates.
Devinder Goyal, general secretary of the association, said the PSPCL management had failed to take proactive measures on the financial front particularly to get subsidy amount released from Punjab government.
Talking about the upcoming Municipal Corporation polls in Ludhiana, he said, “The Congress will win by a huge margin . Already, Punjab government has a plan worth Rs 1,540 crore for Ludhiana city under which several development works are to be done.
"Over 50 per cent of the economy is being supported by MSMEs, but there was no mention about this sector," said Jagbir Singh Sokhi, president of Ludhiana sewing machine industry and also a SAD councillor.
Currently, the Punjab government directly pays power bills for tubewells owned by farmers to the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), which amounts to nearly Rs 6,000 crore per annum for nearly 14 lakh tubewells in the state
Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan, state general secretary of BKU(Ugrahan) said, “We continued our dharnas despite rains. Our members were sitting inside the tents thus giving a message to administration about our grudges.”
The latest incident happened in village Khairpur. Ashok Bishnoi, wildlife officer of Abohar, said they had sent a team of doctors for treatment of animals, but both died by Wednesday early morning during treatment.
POWER MINISTER Rana Gurjit Singh on Thursday justified closure of four units of Bathinda and two units of Ropar thermal plant as he said that no employee will be retrenched and they will be adjusted within the department.