07042019-JTR-01.qxd 4/7/2019 1:22 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE FOUR-DAY BAISAKHI EXPO ATTRACTS RESIDENTS PAGE 2 PARTLY CLOUDY MAX 35°C | MIN 19°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 19°C JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE CENTENARY Martyrs’ committee rally from Gen Dyer’s colonial house Tribune News Service Jalandhar, April 6 Claiming to have initiated to spread the message of peace and harmony from the same place where 100 years ago General Dyer had headed on for a bloody massacre, members of the National Martyrs’ Memorial Committee took out a rally from his colonial house in Jalandhar Cantt today. The rally was flagged off by Major General RK Singh of the Vajra Corps. The rally that was represented by ex-servicemen, school and college staff and students was received at SUNSET SUNDAY 6:50 PM Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service Jalandhar, April 6 About a week after six puppies were ruthlessly set afire by a plot owner and her caretaker, who burned them along with trash on the plot, residents are set to march Nakodar, said the programme marked the centenary of protests against Rowlatt Act and the forthcoming centenary of the massacre. 20K from across state to attend events in Amritsar Tribune News Service Jalandhar, April 6 Peasants, proletariats and intellectuals of the state (and the nation) have huge plans on the anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. To commemorate the massacre of thousands of people at the Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919, a huge gathering of over 20,000 persons is being planned for the La-Misal National Conference and Jallianwala Bagh, a historic march. It will be held to mobilise public opinion and stress on the onslaught on the freedom of society at large in the present times. A conference was held by the Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Committee at the Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall where representatives of the committee claimed the aforesaid. PAGE 4 The passion with which actress Ira Sonie has adopted her new fitness regimen is truly exemplary. SUNRISE MONDAY 6:08 AM SUNDAY | 7 APRIL 2019 | JALANDHAR City residents to protest puppy deaths, animal cruelty today Members of the National Martyrs’ Memorial Committee flag off a rally to Jallianwala Bagh from Jalandhar on Saturday. MALKIAT SINGH various points on way to the Jallianwala Bagh today. Prof Anoop Watts, who is the president of the committee and principal of a college at LOST 10 KILOS BY JUST FOLLOWING STRICT DIET, SAYS ACTRESS IRA Parineeti Chopra is busy working on upcoming Saina Nehwal biopic. It is being directed by Amol Gupte. Hosts of lifestyle, handicraft, and leather labels from across the state take part in Baisakhi expo in city. FORECAST PAGE 3 THIS IS HOW PARINEETI IS PREPPING FOR SAINA BIOPIC Representatives Amolak Singh, Kanwaljit Khanna, Dr Parminder Singh, Prof Jagmohan Singh and Naunihal Singh said people’s issues need to be addressed for which a huge convention would be held to spread awareness and mobilise opinion. About 20,000 persons from across the state will gather at the open ground in the Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar. Ahead of continued on page 2 c m y b against the heinous incident in Jalandhar tomorrow. The protest march will also be against the killing of pups, relocation of dogs (strays), sterilisation of underage dogs and other instances of cruelties against animals against which the citizens have regu- larly been raising a voice. However, these had not been addressed. The march will begin at the Model Town Gurdwara at 5 pm on Monday. A poster released in Jalandhar for the protest reads: “Candlelight march against animal brutality – puppies burnt alive, against sleeping authorities, against relocation of dogs, against spaying of pups. Jalandhar people let’s get together for voiceless creatures.” Notably, this is not the first incident where the administration has been called out on cruelty to animals. From February 11 to April 1, repeated complaints have been made to the MC, Local Bodies Minister and the Prime Minister’s Office by animal activists, alleging illegal spaying (sterilisation) of underage dogs (two-three-month-old pups) and complaints regarding continued on page 2
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