Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pardeep Kumar Aggarwal said that an amount of Rs 1.23 crore was allegedly paid ‘fraudulently’ to fake beneficiaries and another sum of Rs 1.11 crore was about to be released.
In a tweet sent to Punjab Police, a Kashmir-based photographer posted a video claiming it was taken inside campus, in which students are allegedly seen protesting and shouting slogans against Punjab Police, saying ‘We Want Justice’.
The sarpanch said that in 2013, the villagers had started a dharna for several days and even had stalled the working of the refinery for few days as we were fed up of air pollution levels of the refinery.
The chants of ‘Jo Bole So Nihaal’ reverberated outside Jama Masjid, Durga Mata Mandir and Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir of Ludhiana as both Hindu and Muslim communities showered petals on the paalki and their representatives honoured the Sikh devotees accompanying the procession.
In this village in rural Ludhiana, the stinking, toxic black waters of polluted Buddha Nullah stream, carrying the domestic, sewage, industrial and other waste of Ludhiana city, meets the comparatively cleaner waters of Sutlej. For nearly four decades, some 1,000 residents of Walipur Kalan have been bearing with the suffocating stench of the nullah water.
ADC(G) Sandhu said the allegations against him were totally baseless and false as the complainant lawyer was trying to armtwist the authorities as well as him for securing a particular case, related to possession of a disputed property, in their favour.