On the occasion of commemoration of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Centre had on September 27 decided that eight Sikh prisoners lodged in various Punjab jails may be granted special remission.
The registration record of autorickshaws from 2001 to 2018 shows 2010 and 2017 witnessed the highest registration of autos. In 2010, 1,249 new autos were registered. As many as 2,050 autos were registered in 2017.
The number of vendors kept swelling post the civic body’s announcement in 2016, stating that it will not evict the vendors till the survey to ascertain the exact number of street vendors and their registration was not completed.
Dhananjay Chauhan, a PhD student, who was one of the main forces behind the struggle for separate bathrooms, claims that she had visited the office of the Dean to inquire about the status of separate hostels but was not given a reasonable answer.
While time and again, MLAs have promised better alternatives and have even taken steps towards improving the facilities, the issue has persisted and with an increase in the number of vehicles, has also started adding to the traffic woes.