27042019-LT-01.qxd 4/27/2019 12:20 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE GOVT COLLEGE FOR GIRLS HOLDS CONVOCATION 930 diploma students, graduates and postgraduates were conferred degrees at GCG. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY PAGE 3 MAX 40°C | MIN 23°C | YESTERDAY MAX 38°C | MIN 22°C SUNSET SATURDAY 7:02 PM Ludhiana: The Sarabha Nagar police station claimed to have nabbed a couple who had been evading arrest for the past few years in a case of quarrel and criminal conspiracy. They were declared proclaimed offenders by the court in February. They have been identified as Pawanpreet Kaur and her husband Avtar Singh, both residents of Rishi Nagar. TNS KARNAIL SINGH NAGAR SNATCHER IDENTIFIED Ludhiana: A biker who snatched a gold chain from a woman on April 24 has been identified by the police as Dharamvir. The complainant, Kiran of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, said she and her husband were returning home when she was hit by a biker at Karnail Singh Nagar. The biker snatched her gold chain and purse, and fled the scene. She noted down the bike number which helped the police to identify its owner. He is yet to be arrested. TNS SUNRISE SUNDAY 5:46 AM Kuldip Bhatia Ludhiana, April 26 Senior Akali Dal leader and SAD-BJP candidate from Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat Maheshinder Singh Grewal filed his nomination papers before the Deputy Commissioner-cum-Returning Officer at Mini-Secretariat here today. At the time of filing of papers, he was accompanied by close family members and senior leaders of the SAD and the BJP . The roadshow held by Grewal from Embassy Palace to DC’s office received an overwhelming response from rank and file of the alliance parties. However, due to security reasons, the party workers were not allowed to enter the premises of the Mini-Secretariat. Talking to mediapersons after filing his papers, Grewal said he was touched by the MONEY METER TOTAL ASSETS ~4.16 CRORE (SELF AND SPOUSE) MOVEABLE: ~57,08,765 ■ The movable assets include those of his wife ■ He and his wife have 600 gms of gold jewellery worth ~18 lakh ■ Owns no motor vehicle in his name IMMOVEABLE: ~3,59,13,000 ■ This includes self-acquired and inherited property ■ Has 1/3 share in 13.8 acre agricultural land in Jagraon and 1/3 share in 0.46 acre land in Mehma Singh Wala valued at ~2,33,50,000 ■ Has 1/3 share in commercial property in Jagraon worth ~2.40 lakh ■ Has one residential house in Ludhiana and 1/3 share each in residential houses in Ludhiana and Jagraon with current market value of ~1,23,23,000 response of the people in general and the SAD-BJP workers in particular who had broken all records to join his road show. “It was like coming events cast their shadow before, that today people of Ludhiana pronounced their verdict in favour of the SADBJP candidate and resolved to put the Ludhiana LS seat Continued on page 4 Lok Insaaf Party chief Simarjeet Singh Bains, along with members of aggrieved sections of society, marches to the DC office to file his nomination papers. Supporters scuffle after slogans Tribune News Service Ludhiana, April 26 Candidate of the Lok Insaaf Party (LIP), which is part of Punjab Democratic Alliance, Simarjeet Singh Bains today filed his nomination for the Ludhiana parliamentary seat. He was accompanied by five persons belonging to families of the youngsters who lost their life to ‘chitta’ (drug), five kin of farmers’ who committed suicide, five unemployed youth, five SC students who are not receiving scholarships and as many industrialists who suffered due to GST and demonetisation as he marched towards the MiniSecretariat to file his papers. Singer-turned-politician Jassi Jasraj, who has been fielded from the Sangrur parliamentary seat by the Punjab Democratic Alliance, was present on this occasion. Besides, BSP workers had also come to support Bains. Bains is going to contest the Ludhiana LS seat for a sec- PETROL ~73.38 DIESEL ~65.91 WHAT’S ON LUDHIANA WOW SERIES: Park Plaza; 2:15 pm FAREWELL PARTY: Shree Atam Vallabh Jain College; 1 pm The police try to control the situation as workers of the SAD-BJP and the LIP raise slogans at the Mini Secretariat. TRIBUNE PHOTO: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN GGNIMT FAREWELL: 2 pm Tribune News Service CONCLAVE: PCTE campus; 1:30 PM PRE-SHOOT OF KARIGARI: IIFT; 11:30 AM Ludhiana, April 26 The situation became tense at the Mini-Secretariat when supporters of SAD-BJP and LIP-BSP picked up a minor scuffle. However, the police timely controlled the situation. When Lok Insaaf Party chief Simarjeet Singh Bains, along with his supporters and BSP workers, reached the DC office to file his nomination, SAD-BJP candidate Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal, too, reached there after a few minutes, along with his supporters. The supporters were waiting Continued on page 4 Man booked for raping FB friend Ludhiana, April 26 The Basti Jodhewal police have booked a 25-year-old man on the charge of raping a 23-year-old girl on the pretext of marrying her. The man also duped her of Rs 1.58 lakh. The suspect has been identified as Lakhwinder Kainth of New Kuldeep Nagar, Basti Jodhewal. The police have registered the FIR after sixmonth long investigation into the case. Three arrested with 120 gram of heroin Tribune News Service FUEL PRICES The complainant, a resident of Tibba Road, told the police that she became friends with the suspect on Facebook in 2017. Just 10 days after they became friends, the suspect proposed her. He took her to his house where she also met members of his family. The same year, Lakhwinder’s family agreed to their marriage. When she asked the suspect when they would get married, he told her to first take a loan of Rs 1.60 lakh so that he could help his father return from a foreign country where he had been stuck for some reason. She took the loan and handed money to the suspect. On December 31, 2017, the suspect took her to Golden Temple, Amritsar, where he booked a room in a hotel. “Despite my resistance, he forcibly made love with me in the hotel room. He also shot my videos and clicked photographs in an objectionable state which he later used to blackmail me,” the victim alleged. When the suspect’s father returned from abroad, the woman’s parents met Lakhwinder’s parents and talked of their proposed marriage, but they misbehaved with her parents and opposed their marriage. — TNS c m y b KNOW YOUR CANDIDATE Maheshinder Grewal (SAD-BJP) ■ A lawyer and popular public figure of Ludhiana. ■ Graduated from SCD Government College, Ludhiana, and did his LLB from the Law College, Dehradun in 1974. ■ Was elected MLA from Ludhiana West segment in 1997 as SADBJP candidate and became a Cabinet minister in the government headed by Parkash Singh Badal. Later, served as Adviser to the Chief Minister with Cabinet rank. ■ Was elected president of the District Bar Association twice. Simarjeet Singh Bains (LIP) ■ Sitting MLA from Atam Nagar constituency. His source of income is business and agriculture while his wife's source of income is agriculture. ■ 48-year-old has done Bachelor of Arts from Baba Sahib Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Muzaffar Nagar. Harshraj Singh POWER SHUTDOWN LUDHIANA 9:15 am to 3:30 pm: C Block of Model Town Extension, Dr Ambedkar Nagar, Sant Fateh Singh Nagar, Atam Nagar, Main Dugri Road, parts of Jammu Colony, Chevron Hotel side, Passport Office area, parts of Bhatta Bhagat Singh Nagar SATURDAY | 27 APRIL 2019 | LUDHIANA Maheshinder Singh Grewal, SAD-BJP candidate for the Ludhiana LS seat, on his way to file nomination papers on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN Grewal files his papers amid huge roadshow PAGE 4 Trainees of Khanna Coaching Centre gave a fine performance in the Punjab State Open Gymnastics Competition Bains marches to DC office with ‘aggrieved’ COUPLE DECLARED POs LAND IN POLICE NET Ludhiana: Thieves broke into a government school situated at Bhamian Kalan and decamped with two ceiling fans and four batteries. Amarjit Kaur, head teacher, told the police that the burglars entered the school on the night of April 17 after breaking the lock. The police are scanning the footage of CCTV cameras installed in the area to get some clue about the thieves. TNS KHANNA COACHING CENTRE TRAINEES BAG POSITIONS Several mail and express trains will be diverted via alternative route or regulated en route INBRIEF BHAMIAN KALAN GOVT SCHOOL BURGLED PAGE 4 TRAINS TO BE DIVERTED DUE TO TRAFFIC BLOCK Ludhiana, April 26 Three smugglers were nabbed by the special task force (STF) and antinarcotic cell in separate cases and 120 gram of heroin was recovered from their possession. In first case, the STF nabbed two drug smugglers, including a woman, and recovered 110 gram of heroin from their possession. The police had got a tip-off that Mani Singh (19) of Kakowal village and his woman accomplice, a resident of Guru Arjan Dev Nagar, were in the city to deliver contraband to their clients. A naka was set up at Vardhman Chowk and they were nabbed with the heroin. The woman earlier worked as an orchestra dancer and Mani was employed at a private firm. The woman was already facing two drug-peddling cases registered against her at Phillaur and Goraya. In another case, the antinarcotic cell nabbed a drug peddler and recovered 10 gram of heroin from his possession. He has been identified as Lakhwinder Singh of Durga Puri. The investigating officer, SI Major Singh, said acting on a tip-off, a naka was set up at Durga Puri, Haibowal Kalan, where the suspect was nabbed with the contraband. MONEY METER TOTAL ASSETS 12.32 CRORE (SELF AND SPOUSE) MOVEABLE: ~3.12 CRORE ■ Bains and his wife have 950 gram of gold jewellery worth ~23.75 lakh. ■ Bains owns a Fortuner car purchased in 2010. ■ He has ~1.5 lakh and his wife has ~90,000 cash in hand. IMMOVEABLE: ~9.20 CRORE ■ Bains has shares in agricultural land, non-agricultural land, residential and commercial properties located in different places, including Alamgir, Kaind, Bool, Gill and Kot Mangal Singh area. Besides, his wife has a share in agricultural land. TOTAL ASSETS IN 2014 13.78 CRORE (SELF AND SPOUSE) MOVEABLE: ~ 5.13 CRORE ■ IMMOVEABLE: ~ 8.65 CRORE 10.59 % fall in wealth ond time. Earlier, he had unsuccessfully contested the seat in 2014. Bains (48) said many youngsters were jobless in the state. He blamed the Congress for not fulfilling the promises made to the people of the state before last Assembly elections. He said the government had assured people that it would provide jobs to unemployed youth, but to no avail. He said drugs had ruined many lives while the farmers under debt were committing suicide. The Congress government failed to take concrete measures to end the Continued on page 4 Eight more file nominations Ludhiana, April 26 Ten more candidates filed their nomination papers on the fifth day today. They are Bintu Kumar Taank from the Ambedkar National Congress, Rajinder Kumar from the Hindu Samaj Party, Tejpal Singh from the Aam Aadmi Party, Amanjot Kaur (covering candidate) from the Aam Aadmi Party, Pardeep Singh from the Samaj Adhikar Kalyan Party, Surinder Kaur (covering candidate) from the Lok Insaaf Party, Brijesh Kumar from the Peoples Party of India (Democratic) and Devinder Bhagria from the Hindustan Shakti Sena. The total number of nominations for the Ludhiana parliamentary seat has reached 18. — TNS
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