Most bikes flaunted saffron flags, three men shared many two-wheelers, and barely anyone wore a helmet. Some women accompanied them on scooters, while e-rickshaws in the back had the elderly, children and more women.
Members of the erstwhile Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority Sunita Narain and Bhure Lal had said expansion of the RFID system was a key project that needs to be expedited. If implemented well, it will help reduce pollution in the capital.
South MCD Mayor Anamika said this has been done “to give respect to every religion”. “In Hindu religion, it is said that animals should not be cut brutally... other religions have their own rules. People are free to eat whatever they want," she said.
Leader of the house in the South MCD, Narendra Chawla, said officials can take action if they notice a violation. “Everyone has the right to know what he is eating. Also in Hindu and Sikh religion, there are some prescribed rules or conventions about diet.”
A decision in this regard was taken by its standing committee while placing the budget proposal on Tuesday. Standing committee head Raj Dutt Gehlot said qualified teachers would be hired and a nominal sum would be charged from people.
According to officials, 11 rapid response teams have been formed to collect samples. So far, more than 100 samples have been collected and sent to the designated lab in Jalandhar. The reports are expected by Monday.
The curved roof was built just two months ago over a path leading to the platform where cremations are performed. A senior police officer said the mourners were offering prayers when the structure collapsed, burying them under concrete.
According to party sources, the dispute started when BJP’s Leader of House Parvesh Sharma read out a condolence motion, following which Tyagi and an AAP councillor sought a similar motion to be read for the farmers who died during the protest.
The school's managing director, Ranjeet Kaur, said the students will stay here for at least two-three days after which other batches will arrive: "We will stay in tractors and trolleys like other farmers. We know people here who have made arrangements for us."