Hardeep Singh Sarao, the BJP councillor of ward 28, came to the House wearing a garland of bangles on Tuesday in protest against the slow development in his ward. He had been demanding cleaning of drinking water tanks in his ward which included Phase 9, a part of Phase 10 and Phase 11.
Government elementary schools in two different villages in Derabassi may be shut because of lack of students. In a snapshot of Punjab’s education crisis, villagers say the schools must not close, but will not send their children to study in them.
The government departments have not been paying the property tax for the last three years but the MC failed to take any action. In the case of private properties, the MC seals the properties in case the owners fail to deposit the property tax.
The issue of stray cattle has rocked the MC House meeting on many occasions. To take action against those who leave the animals on the city roads, the MC has also decided to impose a fine of Rs 20,000 in the last house meeting, held on September 5.
In Kharar where the SAD performed well in the 2017 Assembly elections despite delay in the allotment of a ticket, the party also failed to make any mark. Out of 25 zones of Panchayat Samiti, the SAD only won three.
In February 2015, a court in Patiala declared Gursharanbir Singh a proclaimed offender in the case. The Punjab Police arrested five other men in the case, all of whom were acquitted by the court due to lack of evidence.
He added that after Sandeep failed to send them abroad, they demanded their money back. He alleged that when he went to Blue Star’s office, it was closed and the firm owners had switched off their mobile phones.
Sources in GMADA said that if two properties are owned by a single owner then the properties would be allotted in a manner that the owner shall get the properties at the same place and the properties could be clubbed.
A notice pasted outside Bhola’s Phase 10 house, said, the owner of the house has not deposited property tax from 2013 to 2018. An MC official told CNL that the total amount of property tax was around Rs 20,000.
On August 2, 2016, Tejpal got a call from his son’s mobile phone from a man who introduced himself as Jallaz’s friend but did not reveal his name. Tejpal said the man told him that Jallaz had to be admitted to JP Hospital in Zirakpur as he was feeling unwell.
"There is no shortage of milk in the state. In terms of per capita availability of milk, Punjab is the leader among the milk-producing states with 1,035 ml of milk available per person per day, which is far more than Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat," says Kahan Singh Pannu.
According to officials of GMADA, the licence was issued to M/S Sky Rock Welfare Society in May 2014 for developing a residential project in sectors 111 and 112. The project was to be developed in an area of 25 acres of land.