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October, 2008





The Guru Gobind Singh Sports Festival began here today with a lot of enthusiasm and Khalsai fervor & traditions. The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal declared the Sports Festival open by unfurling the flag and the entire stadium named after Tenth Guru Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji was replete with the slogans of 'Bole So Nihal'.


Addressing the massive gathering, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said that the sports played an important role in the development of one's personality. Sports, on the one hand, make a person physically strong and mentally alert, on the other; it imbibed the spirit of sportsmanship, cooperation, discipline and tolerance. He averred that our great Gurus stressed upon the prime importance of games along with other aspects of life.

Mr. Badal underscored the need for the promotion of sports in a big way so that our youth's unbounded energy could be channelized in a constructive manner. He lamented the growing trend of drug addiction amongst the youth which could put their life in peril, adding he said sports was the only solution to get rid of this menace. He asked the SGPC to regularly hold sports tournaments in its educational institutions to inculcate the fervour for sports and a sense of competition amongst the youth.

On the occasion, a colourful March Past by the players and traditionally dressed 'Nihang Singhs' regaled the spectators and further added to the bounties of the joyous festival by depicting the rich Sikh cultural heritage. The students of Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib presented a very impressive show of Folk Orchestra based on Punjabi Folk Instruments and tunes.

Speaking on the occasion, President Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Jathedar Avtar Singh informed that SGPC along with the management of Gurdwaras and its educational institutions had now planned by initiating efforts for developing sports culture and infrastructure in order to motivate the youth towards the sports and extra curricular activities. He further said that every possible effort would be made to popularize the traditional martial art games like Gatka, Nejabazi and Horse Riding among the Sikh youth.

Shiromani Akali Dal President Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal declared that Kabbadi League would be started in Punjab and the First World Kabbaddi Tournament would be held in the near future. The team standing first, second and third would be awarded with a cash prize of Rs.1 crore, Rs.50 lakh and Rs.25 lakh respectively. He also released a souvenir brought out on this historic occasion.

Sikh Players of international eminence-Bishan Singh Bedi (Cricket), Onkar Singh (Hockey) and G.S.Sandhu (Boxing Coach)- were honoured with a cash award of Rs.51,000/-, a citation and memento for bringing laurels to Sikh Community at the international level. Kanwarjit Singh Sandhu, a leading industrialist and Owner, Sandhu Group of Companies was presented a token of appreciation for his magnanimous contribution for this event.

Prominent amongst others who were present on the occasion included , Dr. P.S.Pasricha. Chairman Tercentenary Celebrations of Gurta-Gaddi Diwas of Guru Granth Sahib, Former Union Minister Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Punjab PWD Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa, Ex. Minister Balwinder Singh Bhundar, Punjab Kabbaddi Federation President Sikander Singh Maluka, SGPC Secretary Dalmegh Singh and Director Education SGPC Dr. Gurmohan Singh Walia. Dr. Dharminder Singh Ubha, Principal and S. Balwinder Singh conducted the stage.

Indian Punjab Kabbaddi Team Defeated Pakistan Team in the open style match by a thin margin of 5 points. The main attraction of the day was the heart rending presentation of 'Malkhamb', a traditional game of Maharashtra. The game resembles the acrobatic exercises played by 'Bazigars' in Punjab at one point of time and it also resembles the present day Gymnastic.

Badal inaugurates Rs. 8 crore multi storied Punjab Bhawan at Hazur Sahib


Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal inaugurated the newly built multi storied complex of Punjab Bhawan here on Thursday amidst the prayers offered by Jathedar Takhat Sachkhand Sri Hazur Sahib Giani Kulwant Singh.

It may be recalled the entire cost of construction to the tune of Rs. 8 crore had been borne by the Punjab Government and the entire land had been provided by the Sri Hazur Sahib Gurdwara Board. The Punjab Bhawan with occupancy of 142 rooms would provide boarding and lodging facility to the devotees visiting the holy shrine of Takhat Sri Hazur Sahib.

Prominent amongst the others who were present on the occasion included Deputy Speaker Lok Sabha Charanjit Singh Attwal, President Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Jathedar Avtar Singh, Member Parliament & Secretary General SAD Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, MP & Chairman Minorities Commission Tarlochan Singh, Information & Public Relations Minister Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia, General Secretary SAD Balwinder Singh Bhundar, former Minister Tota Singh, Chairman Sri Hazur Sahib Gurdwara Board Dr.P.S.Pasricha and Delhi State Akali Dal President Manjit Singh GK.


Chandigarh, October 31, 2008

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has introduced Energy Conservation Awards to encourage energy efficiency in Large & Small Scale Industry, Government and Commercial Buildings, Educational Institutions, Agriculture Sector, Poultry Farms and Domestic Sector.

Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia, Science & Technology and Non-Conventional Energy Minister today informed that these awards have been instituted to encourage people to conserve energy keeping in view the global energy scarcity. The Minister said that investment grade energy audit of 10 government buildings has been started and the recommendations by the consultant to bring energy efficiency in these buildings will be implemented by the concerned departments.

Mr. Majithia said that the Punjab Government has decided to introduce energy efficient Municipal street lighting system at Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala and Bathinda and initiate energy efficiency in District Administration complexes at Ludhiana, Patiala, Bathinda, Sangrur and Mini Secretariat, Chandigarh. The PEDA has made detailed project report for these projects and tender for these projects would be floated by local government department and PWD (B&R).

Giving the details of this award scheme, Mr. T.P.S.Sidhu, Chief Executive, PEDA, told that the details for participation in the Energy Conservation Award Programme for different sectors would be available on the website of Punjab Government/ PEDA. This scheme has been formulated in line with the guidelines of Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India and the entries in the prescribed format will be invited by PEDA through press advertisement in the newspapers. He said that in each category 1st , 2nd and 3rd Award in cash, memento and certificate will be given to the winners.


Chandigarh, October 31, 2008

Six government agencies and millers procured over 109,47,643 tonnes of paddy on Thursday .

An official spokesman today said that PUNGRAIN procured 29,85,574 tonnes of paddy (29.4%) whereas MARKFED procured 23,35,152 tonnes of paddy (23.0%). PUNSUP procured 22,81,292 tonnes of paddy (22.5%) whereas Punjab State Warehousing Corporation procured 12,81,530 tonnes of paddy (12.6%) besides 10,88,864 tonnes of paddy (10.7%) procured by Punjab Agro. The Central Government Agency FCI procured only 1,69,520 tonnes of paddy (1.7%). The Millers procured 8,05,711 tonnes of paddy (7.4 %) by Wednesday.

The mandis in Amritsar Division recorded 24,23,972 tonnes of paddy with Jalandhar recording maximum paddy by Thursday to the tune of 6,58,387 tonnes. The mandis of Ferozepur division maintained their lead by recording 41,71,542 tonnes of paddy with maximum of 11,71,432 tonnes of paddy being recorded by Ferozepur district. Meanwhile procurement in the mandis Patiala division recorded 43,52,129 procurement of paddy with Ludhiana district recording maximum paddy to the tune of 11,55,270 tonnes.

The spokesman said that lifting of procured paddy from the mandis has started showing positive results with PUNGRAIN (97.4%), MARKFED (92.0%), PUNSUP (95.3%), PSWC (96.7%), PUNJAB AGRO (95.3%) and FCI (97.9%) showing substantial improvement.
Six government agencies have paid over Rs. 7814.69 crores for paddy procured by agencies current Kharif Marketing Season. The spokesman said that farmers of the State are being made payment of paddy procured by the government agencies within 48 hours of lifting of paddy from the procurement centres.

The Punjab Food Supply had setup 1622 procurement centres throughout the state to ensure smooth procurement of paddy.


Chandigarh, October 31, 2008

Mortal remains of Punjab Government Pilot Capt. Dalip Kataria, who died in an air crash was consigned to flames here today at Cremation Ground(Sector 25) with full state honors. He is survived by his wife Smt. Bhawna Kataria, two daughters namely Ms. Lopa, a doctor and Ms. Hemal, a pilot and a son Kapil Kataria, an aerospace engineer .

Punjab Cooperation Minister Mr. Kanwaljit Singh laid the wreath on behalf of Punjab Chief Minister S. Parkash Singh Badal and Mr. R.I. Singh, Chief Secretary Punjab on behalf of Punjab Government. A representative of Indian Air Force also placed wreath on behalf of Air Commodore Mr. Nayar. Besides, Mr. Viswajit Khanna, Secretary Civil Aviation, Mr. Gagandeep Singh Brar, Director, Civil Aviation and Mr. R.K.Kaushik, Additional Secretary Political also laid the wreaths.

Expressing solidarity with the members of bereaved family, Capt. Kanwaljit Singh said that the State has lost an experienced pilot and it was a great loss, which was beyond anyone's description in words. He assured the family members of the deceased to extend all support and cooperation on behalf of the state government.

Meanwhile, Kapil Kataria, son of the deceased Pilot Capt. Dalip Kataria lit the pyre, a contingent of 10 Punjab Police fired volley of 30 rounds in air and reversed their arms as a mark of respect to the departed soul.

People from different walks of life including senior functionaries of civil and police administration, Air Force besides nears and dears of Capt. Dalip Kataria gave an adieu to their beloved.


Chandigarh October 31, 2008

Mr. Manpreet Singh Badal , Finance Minister Punjab today gave a call to all the Non Government Organizations( NGOs) and Voluntary Organizations (VOs) to come forward in getting the programmes and policies of the state government effectively implemented at the grass root levels. NGOs in governance were emerging as there was greater realization to introduce community participation in various new areas of governance such as community policing, alternate dispute management, probity & transparency, performance report cards etc. apart from new partnership that was already in the process of being forged in terms of community participation for water supply & sanitation, forestry, education, watershed management, panchayati raj, urban governance and rural development, said the minister.

Mr. Badal was speaking at the inauguration of a conference on Prospects of Participatory Management in Governance through Voluntary Organization in Punjab organized by the Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration Punjab here today. Appreciating the role of voluntary organizations and non government organizations, Mr. Badal addressed them as the Unsung Heroes who were constantly at work behind the screen. He said that public participation was the need of an hour and thus the state government has an open mind towards the NGOs and VOs and certainly wants their active participation. He also advised them to rise above the political considerations in discharging their duties in the larger public interest. Reiterating his government's resolve in providing free, fair and transparent governance, Mr. Badal said that the Centre for Participatory Management & Voluntary Organizations (CPMVO) set up by Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration would help in developing a framework for involvement of NGOs in participatory management and dissemination of good practices for wider sharing and replication.

Mr. Ramesh Inder Singh, Chief Secretary Punjab while delivering the valedictory address, said that the Non- Government organizations represented the constructive potential of the civil society and could contribute a great deal in all spheres of modern governance. Most of the programmes launched by the Government of India for social and economic development now envisaged partnership with the NGOs. NGO movement was undergoing expansion and transformation at unprecedented scale, said the Chief Secretary.

Mr. B.K.Srivastava, Director General MGSIPA while addressing the delegates said that this was perhaps the first endeavor of the CPMVO in pursuance of the new plan scheme approved by the Punjab government to promote participation, participatory management in governance through involvement of the civil society in general and the NGOs in particular. He said that this centre was set up primarily to promote participatory management in governance and to accredit and recognize NGOs of Punjab. He emphasized the need to promote creation of NGOs in non-tradition areas and to design modules for participatory management in various spheres of governance.

Panel discussions were held wherein the NGOs interacted with the heads of grant giving departments such as Planning, Rural Development and Panchayats, School Education, Health, Social Security, Women and Child Development, Local Government and Urban Development, Water Supply and Sanitation and Forests & Wild Life. Mr. P.H.Vaishnav Former Chief Secretary Punjab and Chairman SOSVA, Chandigarh was invited to initiate discussions on behalf of participating NGOs. Mr. Satish Chandra Secretary Planning chaired the panel discussion. The delegates and representing various NGOs were divided into 7 groups and each group was given topics for discussion.


Chandigarh (31st Oct.'08)

Punjab Unaided Technical Institutions Association (PUTIA) has demanded from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) that the norms for setting up of new colleges should be relaxed. On the other hand, existing colleges should also be given relaxations keeping in mind the rising cost involved in the functioning of these institutes.

Dr. J. S. Dhaliwal, President, PUTIA demanded that AICTE should allow second shift of engineering and polytechnic classes in an existing engineering college so that the huge infrastructure including faculty, lab, library would be optimally utilized. This step on the other hand, would allow the best use of infrastructure as well as it would drastically reduce the cost of technical education.

Dr. Zora Singh (Sr. Vice President, PUTIA & chairman, Desh Bhagat Group) demanded that the colleges with multiple disciplines should be given relaxation in terms of land requirement, faculty, library, lab etc. Reform in these rules and regulations would not only help in reducing the cost of education but would also attract more entrepreneurs towards education industry. He also demanded that considering the shortage of eligible faculty in the region, AICTE should give relaxation to faculty- student ratio

Anshu Kataria (Media Secretary, PUTIA & Chairman, Aryans Business School) said that feeder courses such as BBA & BCA should be allowed in existing MBA, MCA colleges. He also pointed out that the price of land has increased manifold in the past 5 years, but the AICTE has not relaxed land requirements. He demanded that considering the increasing cost of land council should give major relaxation.

It is to be mentioned here that PUTIA had earlier put up these demands to Prof. R. A. Yadav, Chairman, AICTE during his visit to the Chandigarh in June this year. Again, the association has now written to AICTE for revamping of the existing norms.


Chandigarh, October 30: Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia, Patron Youth Akali Dal today called for evolving 'soft and humane policy' to deal with juveniles crossing Line of Control, particularly those obsessed with 'Bollywood dreams'.

Referring to the case of 14 years old Nasir Sultan, a Pakistani Kid who intruded India with a sole purpose of meeting Bollywood Actor Sharukh Khan, Mr. Majithia said that it was common for juveniles to run away from their home to meet their dreams stars and both governments should adopt soft and humane policy in such cases. Calling for early release for Nasir Sultan, Mr. Majithia said that both countries should take a principled stand to release all juveniles of other countries without any delay.

The YAD Patron said that with World becoming one, it was the need of the hour to adopt sensitive and humane approach in such cases especially the cases involving children and juveniles.

Welcoming the latest decision of Pakistan government to shift Sarabjit Singh from condemned cell to normal cell, indicating his early repatriation to India, Mr. Majithia said that his early release would serve as a milestone in normalising Indo-Pak relations. He said that people of Punjab would also remain indebted to Punjab Chief Minister S. Parkash Singh Badal for his initiative to get Sarbjit Singh released. He said that Mr. Badal invited Mr. Ansar Burney, a Human Right Activist of Pakistan to visit Punjab and meet the family of Sarabjit Singh to know the ground reality and Mr. Burney was playing a key role in the release of Sarabjit Singh.

Two pilots die in Punjab govt. plane crash near Ludhiana Badal announces grant of Rs. ten lakh each to bereaved families Funeral with state honours for pilots


Chandigarh October 29, 2008

The Punjab Government's official plane, C-90 King Air , crashed near Ludhiana this morning., killing both pilots on the spot.

According to Mr. Harcharan Bains, Media Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, the bodies of the two hapless pilots would be cremated with full state honours. The Chief Minister " profoundly regretted" his inability to attend the funeral because of his participation in the 300th Guruta Gaddi functions in Huzur Sahib (Maharashtra). He has however deputed Dr.Upinderjit Kaur, Education and Civil Minister, Punjab, to represent him at the funeral.

Mr. Bains said that the Chief Minister has also announced a grant of Rs. ten lakhs to each of the bereaved families. Mr. Badal has rushed the Secretary and the Director, Civil Aviation, Mr. Vishawjeet Khanna and Mr. Gagandeep Singh Brar respectively to the crash site. The Chief Minister has also expressed "deep shock and sorrow" over the tragic demise of the pilots, Mr.Dalip. Kataria and Mr.Manjit Singh both of whom, he said, were "proud assets of the state."

Mr. Bains disclosed that the DGCA, Government of India, has constituted a two-member team to conduct an inquiry into the accident. Mr. Bains said that the plane was on a mandatory technical check-up flight prior to a VIP trip when it seemed to stall and begin losing height and crashed around 10.15 a.m. The ill-fated plane had undergone a scheduled technical propeller service in Mumbai only yesterday. It had flown in into Chandigarh last evening. The plane had also cleared the mandatory airworthiness certification from the Directorate General Civil Aviation, Government of India, about three weeks ago.

Mr. Bains said that both Mr. Dalip Kataria and Mr. Manjit Singh who were conducting the check up flight, were among the most experienced pilots in the country, having logged 5000 and 3000 hours respectively. They had earlier handled large commercial liners including 747s before being inducted by the Punjab government.



Chandigarh, October 29: After clocking magical 100 lac tonnes mark in paddy procurement on Monday, Punjab by collecting 4-5 lac tonnes per day hopes to procure 145 lac tonnes of Paddy this year surpassing the previous high of 140 lac tonnes of the year 2004-05.

An official spokesman today said that market share of official agencies in the procurement pie would be quite high due to bumper crop this year and steep decline of traders share from 18.3% last year to 7.4% this year. The spokesman reiterated Punjab government's resolve to procure up to last grain of Paddy brought by farmers to Mandis and make payment to him within 48 hours.

Electronic clearing system introduced by Punjab in Mandis of two districts this year and online monitoring system introduced all over state by Mr. Adesh Pratap Singh, Food and Supplies Minister to make payments to the farmers proved a quite success as Rs. 7763.31 crores were paid to farmers till Monday registering the highest ever 99% due payment. A credit cash limit of Rs.12623.62 crore sanctioned by the Reserve Bank of India for the procurement of paddy for the Kharif season by all the state agencies had been received by the state Finance Department.

Meanwhile six government agencies and millers procured over 100, 05,948 tonnes of paddy till Monday. Official agencies share in paddy procurement rose to record 92, 63,441 tonnes (92.6%) as traders share dipped to dismal 7, 42,507 tonnes (7.4%), due to ban on export of non–basmati rice.

PUNGRAIN maintained its lead in procurement by procuring 29.1% of total paddy i.e. 26, 91,973 tonnes whereas MARKFED share was 23.2% with procurement of 21, 51,601 tonnes of paddy. PUNSUP procured 20, 79,036 tonnes of paddy (22.4%) whereas Punjab State Warehousing Corporation procured 11, 74,525 tonnes of paddy (12.7%) besides tonnes of paddy 10,12,272 tonnes of paddy (12.7%) procured by Punjab Agro. The Central Government Agency FCI procured only 1, 54,034 tonnes of paddy (1.7 %). The Millers procured 7, 42,507 tonnes of paddy (7.4 %) by Monday.

Ferozepur district maintained its lead in paddy procurement by procuring 11,51,261 tonnes followed by Patiala (9,61,241 tonnes), Ludhiana (9,38,378 tonnes),Sangrur (9,18,245 tonnes) and Moga(8,99,230 tonnes) districts respectively.

The spokesman said that lifting of procured paddy from the mandis has started showing positive results with PUNGRAIN (100.8%), MARKFED (94.6%), PUNSUP (97.2%), PSWC (100%), PUNJAB AGRO (97.3%) and FCI (100.3%) showing substantial improvement.

The Punjab Food Supply had setup 1622 procurement centres throughout the state to ensure smooth procurement of paddy.

16 new power projects with 16000 MW in Punjab

Ludhiana October 29, 2008

With a view to lay a strong foundation for the industry, the Punjab Government had prepared an elaborated long term power generation plan, under which 16 new power projects with 16000 MW capacity would be executed in Punjab in a phased manner, out of those, work on two thermal Plants with 2520 MW capacity had already been started at Talwandi Sabo and Goindwal Sahib.

This was disclosed by Mr. Manoranjan Kalia Local Bodies Minister Punjab while addressing a state level function organized to celebrate Parkash Utsav of Baba Vishwakarama Ji at Guru Nanak Bhawan here today.

Mr. Kalia said that to ensure the fast industrial growth, the state government was under taking a number of big projects to strengthen infrastructure facilities and two new road corridors were being established, one from Mohali to Ropar and other from Kapurthala to Jalandhar. He said that to boost the Information Technology Industry in state, the government had planned to set up a new SEZ of Information Technology in 100 acres of land at Kapurthala, where modern facilities will be provided for the modern IT units. The Minister also added that to ensure systemic Urban development, the government had chalked out a special plan of Rs 5500 crores for providing basic amenities in all the cities of the state, which will completely modernize the urban scenario in Punjab. He said that the work on laying the premix on roads and improving the water supply systems in all cities was in full swing and claimed that there was no dearth of funds for this purpose.

Referring to the development plans for Ludhiana city, Mr. Kalia said that work on a complete sewerage project of Rs 250 crore had already been started, which would cater to requirements of fast growing urban population in this city. He also stated that the Ludhiana city will have its new city bus service in the month of November positively, under which, eight local busses will start plying on eight routes across the city in the phase phase and the service will be gradually extended to all parts of the city. The Minister also assured that the government will sympathetically considered to declare the mixed land use in those areas, where the small industry was running since a long time.

Paying his tribute, the Minister said that Lord Vishwakarma was the founder of the Craft, Art Architecture and Engineering on which, the present growth of industry and other sectors was based and to facilitate the fast growth of industry and technology. He said that

Baba Vishwakarma Ji had given was as great as Lord BRAHMA, VISHNU AND MAHESH because all our religion scriptures contain episodes of his glorious contribution. Mr. Kalia said that state government has embarked upon an ambitious program to open " Skill Development Centers" one in each constituency with an investment of Rs 100 crore in the state to impart technical training to the youth to improve their chance of employability with in the country, as well a abroad. He appealed the people to improve their professional skills following the message of Lord Vishwakarma Ji to enhance their abilities of capture new jobs opportunities created with the induction of modern technology, which he described would be the real tribute to Lord Vishwakarama Ji.

Mr. Hira Singh Gabria Jails, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, paying his tributes said that the followers of Lord Baba Vishwakarma had made substantial contributions in various fields including religion, industry, craft, architecture, patriotism, fight against atrocities and social services. He said that our great gurus had imposed full faith and respect upon the follower of Lord Vishwakarma, who had made exemplary progress in the different kinds of the industry. The Minister demanded that in the new Master Plan of Ludhiana, the areas, where small industry was running since long times should be declared as areas of mixed land use, so that the working industrial units could get the facilities of load enhancement and extension of units etc.

Addressing the function Mr. Charanjit Singh Atwal Speaker Lok Sabha said that Lord Vishwakarma was the architect and the master of all machinery equipments of Gods and the creature of the modern technology which was still in the process of further advancement. He said that Artisans worship him on all the occasions relating to industry and start their daily profession by seeking his blessings. He said that to further improve the excellence in the latest training in the engineering, architecture and construction sectors should be given top priority.

Among others who addressed the function included Professor. Rajinder Bhandari State President BJP, Dr. Daljit Singh Advisor to CM Punjab, Mr. Harish Rai Dhanda, CPS, Mr. Harish Bedi MLA, Mr. Gurdev Singh Badal Ex- Minister, Mr. Hakam Singh Gyaspura Mayor MC, Mr. Amarjit Singh Chawla, Jathedar Amarjit Singh Bhatia, Mr. Baljit Singh Neela Mehal, Mr. Ranjodh Singh President Ramgarhia Education Council, Baba Ajit Singh, Mr. Charanjit Jit Singh Vishwakarma President United Cycles and Parts Manufactures Association, Mr. Avtar Singh Secretary CICU and Mr. Rattan Chand President Small industrialists and Traders Association.

On this occasion five prominent personalities from the industry including Mr. Onkar Singh Avon Cycles, Mr. Vijay Munjal Hero Cycles, Mr. Avtar Singh New Swan, Mr. Jaswant Singh Bhullar, Mr. Sanjeev Ralson from Ralson Cycles and Mr. Charanjit Singh Dinanagar were honored for their excellent contributions for the industrial growth.

Prominent among others who were present on this occasion included Mr. Sumer Singh Gurjar Deputy Commissioner, Mr. G S Ghuman Commissioner MCMr. Kanwal Inder SinghThekedar, Mr. Gurmail Singh Sangowal ( both member SGPC), Mr. Anil Sareen Secretary BJP Mr. Jagdevg Singh Tajpuri, Mr. Ajit Singh Kular and Mulana Habeeb-ur- Rehman, Shahi Emaam.



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