In an embarrassment to the Punjab government,the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday quashed service rules framed by the then Assembly Speaker,Nirmal Singh Kahlon,for employees of the Vidhan Sabha Secretariat in 2007.
Former Congress MLA Sukhpal Khaira Monday accused Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Punjab Director General of Police of withdrawing all four security personnel posted for his protection under the garb of streamlining security.
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon has tendered an unconditional apology for any inadvertent or unintentional lapse to the Punjab and Haryana High Court and requested the court to expunge the adverse observations made against him.
The offices of the Principal Accountant General Punjab and UT,and Principal Director of Audit,on Wednesday,organised a function at their premises in Sector 17 to mark the end of the year-long celebrations for completing 150 years of the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Development and Panchayats department when Nirmal Singh Kahlon was the minister concerned in 2001-02 but there was not even an iota of evidence against Kahlon,who is presently Punjab Assembly Speaker,to establish his involvement in it.
A Mohali Special Court on Wednesday acquitted Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon and former deputy director of Punjabs rural development and panchayats department J P Singla in the nine-year-old case pertaining to a recruitment scam.