Drama was witnessed on Wednesday at Circuit House during a meeting to review property tax. Independent councillors and leaders including Gurpreet Khurana, Jasbir Jassa, Raghbir Beera and Ashwani Kharbanda raised slogans against the SAD-BJP government for imposing property tax. They also tried to snatch the microhphone from Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria and local bodies secretary Ashok Gupta.
Various industrialists, colonisers, welfare committees blamed Gupta for SAD-BJP defeat in the Lok Sabha polls. “It is because of officers like you that people did not vote for SAD-BJP,” they said. The meeting ended in a deadlock.
Prof Gill honoured with PSA Fellowship
Literateur and former President of Punjabi Sahitya Akademi, Ludhiana, Prof Gurbhajan Gill is being honoured with the highest award of Punjabi Sahitya Akademi (PSA) Fellowship for his outstanding contributions for the promotion of Punjabi language and heritage within the country and abroad.