Ludhiana municipal elections LIVE updates: A total of 494 candidates are in fray in 95 wards and there are 10.50 lakh voters. The results will be declared on February 27.
During the campaign, clashes had taken place between Congress, AAP and Lok Insaaf party (LIP) workers.
Gurpreet Singh, an artist from Bathinda, created a huge portrait of Trudeau wearing a bhangra costume and a turban.
The convicted include a passport office superintendent, a postal department employee and a birth/death registration office clerk, apart from travel agents and applicants who got passports made using forged documents and fake addresses.
While Congress, AAP and LIP have given one ticket each to migrant candidates, this has not been done by SAD-BJP alliance that had migrant councilors in the previous house.
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.
The blast took place near the venue of Jassi’s election meeting in Maur Mandi of Bathinda district, killing his personal assistant Pritpal Singh Pali.
The gurdwara was opened to the public Friday with dhadi jathas (Sikh religious singers) and kavishri coir singing prayers Friday.
Ludhiana MC has 95 wards. The polling would be held on February 24 and the results announced on February 27.
The list also has a considerable number of candidates who are the relatives of rebel leaders but have returned to the Congress after it won the state polls.
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Information from excise department revealed that bills amounting to more than Rs 100 crore had been issued in the last 3 years out of which initial investigation have shown tax evasion of nearly Rs 7 crore.
Banto Mahant added that civic problems in her area forced her to contest polls.
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.
In the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation area, around 10.50 lakh voters would exercise their franchise to elect their representatives from 95 wards. Among the voters, 5.67 are male, 4.82 lakh are female while 23 belong to the transgender community.
After tracing the minor victim mentioned in a purported audio clip that had two persons discussing ways to abort a foetus, the Ludhiana rural police on Thursday arrested a teacher and a principal of a government school for allegedly raping a student and getting her abortion done.
The village residents alleged that “it is easier to buy heroin in the village than sugar. Customers from as far as Chandigarh make a beeline in their village to buy chitta but nothing is done.”
An FIR was registered on the complaint of Amarinder Singh of Patiala, owner of the marriage palace
Bhupinder Singh, assistant divisional fire officer, however said that cause of fire is unknown but there is no possibility of short circuit in an open fruit market.
The complainant was accompanied by Congress leader Kamaljit Singh Brar during the press conference who said that party will help the family in getting their flat back.
The Election Commission (EC) is targeting to conduct the polls peacefully and thus all sensitive and hyper-sensitive polling booths will be videographed.
When asked about his current role in LIP for upcoming Ludhiana MC elections, Mittal said that he has joined LIP ‘unconditionally’ but his elder son can contest MC polls if Bains brothers agree to it.
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.
The SSP said Hardev was earlier lodged in jail along with Ramneet, in the same barrack. Hardev was later granted bail. Ramneet was in jail since October last year after he was arrested, allegedly with 250 gm of contraband.
The driver of the car, Shyam Sundar of Mathura, was booked in an FIR registered at Sahnewal police station. People passing by stopped and rescued Sundar, his parents, wife and two children. They also rescued Gurjot but his father died on the spot.
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Shahi Imam Punjab Maulana Habib-ur-Rahman said that the Muslim community had supported the Congress for long and now they should be given representation by the party to contest the Ludhiana civic polls.
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.
On December 30 last year, he had raped another woman. Both women had filed complaints. ADCP-3 Gurpreet Kaur Purewal said the accused was traced as both victims had noted down the registration number of his motorcycle.
FIR has been registered under the sections 384 (Punishment for extortion), 420 (Fraud) and 120 B (Criminal conspiracy) of IPC and some sections of Prevention of Corruption (PCA) Act at Raikot city police station.
While his family claimed that he was taken away from his residence by a person who introduced himself as a ‘policeman’, the police denied the allegation and said the suspect might be an imposter.
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Of the 38 candidates announced by SAD, 14 are former councillors. The party will be fielding candidates from 48 wards and its alliance BJP will contest 47 wards.
The post mourning Vicky’s death, has Veera posing with a weapon in his hand, as he has announces his intention to kill those who killed his ‘brother’.
Several businessmen of the city, who had gathered to meet him, said they were not at all surprised.
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