06042019-JTR-01.qxd 06-04-2019 01:51 Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE DC FLAGS OFF VOTER AWARENESS VAN PAGE 2 Divisional Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner flag off a voter awareness van. FORECAST CLOUDY INBRIEF 2 BOOKED FOR ABDUCTING MINOR Phagwara: On a complaint lodged by Chhotte Lal, a resident of Ranipur village, the police have registered a case under Section 365 of the IPC against two migrants from Bihar, Mohammad Aslam and Faijan, on the charge of abducting and keeping the complainant’s minor daughter hostage. OC AMY ADAMS JOINS NETFLIX’S FILM HILLBILLY ELEGY Based on Vance’s bestselling memoir, the movie is a modern exploration of the American dream. MAX 36°C | MIN 20°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 18°C SUNSET DAY 6:50 PM Gets 871 votes; four candidates were in the fray DIESEL ~65.10 Newly elected office-bearers of the District Bar Association celebrate their victory in Jalandhar on Friday night. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH Tribune News Service ELECTED FOR THIRD TIME Jalandhar, April 5 In the District Bar Association (DBA) elections that were held today, Narinder Singh was declared the president. Four candidates were in the fray for the post of president and Singh won by getting as many as 871 votes. And other three who were in the fray include Harish Chandar Tiwari, who got 392 votes, while Kapil Batra and Dev Brat Sharma got 40 and 55 votes, respectively. Dev As per information, Narinder Singh has got elected president of the DBA for the third time. And the other three who were in the fray for the post are Harish Chandar Tiwari (392 votes), Kapil Batra (40 votes) and Dev Brat Sharma (55 votes). Dev Brat Sharma was a freedom fighter. Brat Sharma was a freedom fighter. As per information, Narinder Singh has got elected for the third time. Amrinder Singh Thind bagged 877 votes and got elected as the senior vicepresident. For the post of junior vicepresident, Amrit Pal Singh Bharaj got elected by getting as many as 804 votes. Rahul Rampal Sharma and Saurabh Sharma have been chosen as joint secretary and assistant secretary, respectively, by bagging 704 and 705 votes, respectively. For the post of executive, 10 candidates were in the fray of which seven won. See also page 2 Appointment of NRI Sabha chief sought Children ride a bicycle on a sidewalk covered with dry leaves at Model Town in Jalandhar on Friday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Jalandhar, April 5 Peeved over the delay in starting the process of appointment of the new president of the NRI Sabha for a long time, members of the NGO on Friday met the Divisional Commissioner. Led by former president of the NRI Sabha Jasbir S Gill, the members rued that NRIs from across the state were suffering as there was no one in the sabha to guide them and assist them for their works in the state. — TNS CENTENARY OF JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE Desh Bhagat Yaadgar Committee to dedicate this year’s events to tragedy Tribune News Service Jalandhar, April 5 The year 1919 saw the nation’s one of the biggest horrifying events when on April 13, 1919, General Dyer opened fire on the army of men, women, young and old, who were present at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. The nation and, in particular, Amritsar is observing the Centenary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre this time. City residents too will get to know about the horrendous incident in detail as Desh Bhagat Yaadgar committee is also going to commemorate the centenary of this incident on April 21. April 21 is also the foundation day of the Ghadar Party. The Desh Bhagat Yaadgar committee has dedicated this year events i.e. its foundation SATURDAY | 6 APRIL 2019 | JALANDHAR ‘HE MUST SUPPORT ME AS YOUNGER BROTHER’ “It was a courtesy call to my old friend to join my campaign. We worked together as MLAs and ministers. His father Darshan Singh Kaypee and my father Master Gurbanta Singh were also closely associated. His elder brother and I were classmates at DAV College. I told him that we have had a long association and he must support me as a younger brother,” said Jalandhar MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh. Tribune News Service Jalandhar, April 5 A day after former PPCC chief and former Jalandhar MP Mohinder Singh Kaypee showed his annoyance against the Congress POLLS 2019 Joyride Aakanksha N Bhardwaj SUNRISE DAY 6:09 AM LOK SABHA TWO HELD IN THEFT INCIDENTS PETROL ~72.77 PAGE 4 18-year-old Palak Tiwari has started her acting career with an advertisement shoot. I am keeping all options open, says latter Phagwara: Two unidentified miscreants on a motorcycle snatched Rs 55,000 in cash from a shopkeeper, Jagdish Lal, a resident of Ranipur village on Friday night. The suspects managed to flee the spot after snatching the money. The victim was returning home. OC FUEL PRICES SHWETA TIWARI’S DAUGHTER MAKES HER ACTING DEBUT Narinder Singh is Chaudhary tries to pacify ex-MP Kaypee Bar Assn president 2 SNATCH MONEY FROM RESIDENT Phagwara: The police on Friday succeeded in nabbing two thieves who were allegedly involved in burglaries of valuables worth around Rs 20 lakh from a cloth shop and a restaurant on Tuesday. Phagwara SP Mandeep Singh said the arrested suspects, Roshan Lal of Gobindpura locality and Sonu of Nangal village were produced before the Judicial Magistrate which sent them to police remand for one day. Their third accomplice was still at large, he said. OC PAGE 3 SITARAM YECHURY MAY PAY A VISIT City residents too will get to know about the horrendous incident in detail as Desh Bhagat Yaadgar committee is also going to commemorate the centenary of this incident on April 21. April 21 is also the foundation day of the Ghadar Party. On the day of the event, CPM head Sitaram Yechury is expected to arrive in Jalandhar. day and ‘Mela Gahdri Babeya Da’ to hundred years of Jallianwala Bagh incident. The officials said families of the victims of the incident that happened 100 years ago would also be called in the Ghadri Mela in November. On the day of the event, CPM head Sitaram Yechury is expected to arrive in Jalandhar. Gurmeet Singh, general secretary of the committee, said committee members had approached CPM head Sitaram Yechury to attend the event in city. Besides, prominent scholars who have been associated with researches on the Jallianwala Bagh incident and the Ghadar movement will be the part of the function. A flex is installed at the entrance of the Yadgar Hall which reads, ‘Jallianwala Bagh di khooni kaand di peheli shatabdi (1919-2019) nu samarpit April 21, 2019, the foundation day of Ghadar Party and 28th Mela Ghadri Babeya da’,. Apart from this, the flex also pictures the horrifying incident which depicts the mayhem caused by the British troops by gunning down scores of unarmed civilians. About Yadgar Hall There is a Ghadri Museum of Desh Bhagat Yaadgar Hall where one can find rare information regarding the important part of the freedom movement played by the Ghadar Party. Besides other elements of historical importance, the hall contains 300 photographs of heroes of the Ghadar movement, original manuscripts showing ‘Desh Bhakti Ke Geet’ written by Ghadarites to provoke the patriotic feel among people at that time, a private trunk of Ghadri Baba Harjab Singh containing his writings, personal books, newspapers and important documents of that time, handwritten diaries, oral records and journals produced by Ghadar Party, records of passengers who travelled in the ship Kamagatamaru in 1914 along with their thumb impression. c m y b for not giving him the ticket to contest from the Jalandhar Lok Sabha seat, sitting MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh who has been again picked by the party today went to his place to pacify him. Kaypee, however, did not give him any assurance in his support. Chaudhary went to Kaypee’s place at 7:30 pm along with his son Vikramjit Chaudhary, former MLA Kanwaljit Lally and Senior Deputy Mayor Surinder Kaur. “It was a courtesy call to my old friend to join my campaign. We worked MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh with Congress leader Mohinder Singh Kaypee at the latter's home in Jalandhar. TRIBUNE PHOTO together as MLAs and ministers. His father Darshan Singh Kaypee and my father Master Gurbanta Singh were also closely associated. His elder brother and I were class- mates at DAV College. I told him that we have had a long association and he must support me as a younger brother,” the Jalandhar MP said. Chaudhary, who stayed at the place of his predecessor for half an hour, said Kaypee told him that he would consider his request. Kaypee, however, maintained that he was so far keeping all his options open. “My elder brother would be returning from England and my daughter is coming from the United States day after. I will discuss the entire matter with them and decide the future course”, he said. Kaypee, however, claims that he was being pursued by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well as those from the Punjab Democratic Alliance to join them.
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