30092021-LT-01.qxd 9/30/2021 12:13 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE WORK BEGINS TO SET UP LMO TANK AT DISTRICT HOSPITAL PAGE 2 Work has finally begun to set up first liquid medical oxygen tank in district hospital, government has confirmed. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY SKY AMITABH BACHCHAN UNRAVELS WHAT ANAND DID FOR HIM PAGE 3 AKSHAY, EMRAAN TO STAR IN REMAKE OF DRIVING LICENCE Friday episode of KBCwill have Big B share details of his life’s turning point and role which made people accept him as actor. MAX 33°C | MIN 25°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34°C | MIN 24°C SUNSET THURSDAY 6:13 PM PAGE 4 Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi are coming together on screen in remake of Malayalam film Driving Licence. SUNRISE FRIDAY 6:20 AM THURSDAY | 30 SEPTEMBER 2021 | LUDHIANA Be partners in ‘AAP govt’ in state: Kejriwal to industrialists Shivani Bhakoo Tribune News Service A few persons protest in front of the vehicle of Arvind Kejriwal on Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana on Wednesday. PHOTO: ASHWANI DHIMAN ProtestagainstDelhi CM,probeordered Tribune News Service Ludhiana, September 29 A group of persons staged a protest in front of the vehicle in which Kejriwal had reached a hotel in Ludhiana. The protesters raised slogans against Kejriwal, demanding that the AAP supremo should clear his stand on the waters of Punjab. They also criticised Kejriwal for blaming Punjab for stubble burning. The protesters, however, claimed that they are not associated with any political party. The protesters made an attempt to stop the vehicle of Kejriwal. One of the protesters Rajvir Singh said, “We are protesting as we want to know what is the stand of Arvind Kejriwal on various issues of Punjab. The Delhi Chief Minister should clear his stand on the issues. He is just doing politics for the votes. We would keep stag- INBRIEF GIRL’S DEATH: MURDER CASE REGISTERED AFTER POST-MORTEM Ludhiana: The police have registered a case under Sections 302 and 201 of the IPC in connection with death of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found abandoned on September 15 from a vacant plot near Best Price on Chandigarh Road here. The police said although after the body was recovered, proceedings under Section 174 (natural death) of the IPC were carried out, but the postmortem report of the deceased girl reported ‘death due to asphyxia due to throttling and sufficient to cause death in ordinary course of nature’. According to the police, the doctors also reported that after the murder of the girl, an attempt was made to burn the body with some inflammable substance to hide the identity of the dead girl. Further investigation into the matter is on. OC POWER SHUTDOWN LUDHIANA 10 am to 3 pm: Barewal, Madhuban Enclave, Ajit Villa, G-block South City, Shri Guru Nanak Dev Homeopathic College, Decent Enclave, Riverdale Colony, Pink Park, Royal Palm, Apex Nagar, Indra Colony and Barewal Road. ing protests against him till he clears his stand on the issues.” After protesters made an attempt to stop Kejriwal’s carcade outside Hotel Park Plaza, the Commissioner of Police has ordered a probe in this regard. The Police Commissioner said, “Security arrangements were made under the command of a JCP-rank officer with other officers and sufficient force. It has come to the notice that when the VIP was about to enter the venue, two persons tried to stop the carcade to express their displeasure. Immediately reacting to this, the police removed the intruders and ensured smooth movement of the VIP.” The Commissioner of Police directed the JCP, HQ, to look into the matter so that facts are brought on record and necessary action is taken. Ludhiana, September 29 A few local industrialists met and interacted with Aam Admi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a two-day visit to the city. Kejriwal extended all cooperation and help to the industrialists and asked them to become partners in the AAP’s upcoming government in the state. The businessmen looked divided in opinion. While a few said they are already getting good governance and the only issue is that of uninterrupted cheap power, a few others said since the Punjab industry has seen every governance, there is nothing bad if the AAP too, is , given a chance. During his interaction with the industrialists and traders, Kejriwal said before elections, politicians come to businessmen for funds, but today he (Kejriwal) had come to seek the support of the businessmen, traders and industrialists of Punjab. Arvind Kejriwal promised to provide a 24-hour helpline service to the industrialists and businessmen for a permanent relief from the ‘inspector raj’ and best law and order for a peaceful atmosphere. He said if China and other countries are to be left behind in the industry, tradefriendly decisions should be made by the traders, businessmen and industrialists and the AAP government would implement them. Kejriwal said the ‘inspector raj’, corruption and goonda A hoarding on Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana. PHOTO: ASHWANI DHIMAN TO ANNOUNCE HIS 2ND GUARANTEE TODAY ■ AAP workers got hoardings of “Kejriwal di Dooji guarantee” (Kejriwal’s second guarantee) displayed in Ludhiana. ■ The AAP chief would make an announcement regarding his second promise with people at Blessing Resort in Ludhiana on Thursday. ■ Kejriwal had earlier announced 300 units of free power for each household in Punjab as his first guarantee in June. tax continue unabated, which will be stopped. He said no politician or official will be able to intimidate businessmen. Making another big announcement, he said on the lines of the Delhi Government, businessmen will not have to go to government offices for their work. An officer/employee of the department concerned will come at the doorstep of businessman’s house and the work will be done by sitting at home. Kejriwal also announced 24-hour cheap power supply to industries if the AAP forms government in the state. Arvind Kejriwal said, “Because industrialists, businessmen and traders have Police return 204 lost, snatched mobile phones to owners some common and many different problems, when the Aam Aadmi Party forms the government, there will be a panel of industry and business representatives, which will meet the Chief Minister every 15 days. All the relevant bureaucracy will also be present there. Whatever decisions are made there will be implemented immediately.” He said, “Our country and traders have immense potential but it has not been fully utilised. It will be a miracle if this ability can be put to good use in the true sense.” Kejriwal said, “I have come today to invite you industrialists to join the Aam Aadmi Party and the future AAP government. You will run CP Bhullar felicitates 36 cops for arresting criminals Sweet shop owner booked for ‘murder’ of milk vendor Our Correspondent Our Correspondent Ludhiana, September 29 As part of a special drive launched by the Commissionerate Police, the Commissioner of Police (CP) Gurpreet Singh Bhullar handed over 204 lost, stolen or snatched mobiles to their owners during an event held at the Police Lines here today. Accompanied by other senior police officials, Bhullar said in present times mobile phones are important for everyone due to saved data, including contacts, passwords, personal information and personal pictures/videos. He said the Ludhiana police have made it a priority to trace lost or stolen phones with the help of technology and hand them over to the owners immediately. Making a special mention of efforts of IT and cyber cell teams for tracking and recovering the mobile phones, the CP said most of the owners belong to middle class families and each mobile phone cost around Rs 10,000. Advising people to quickly report to the police about loss of mobile phones, especially smart phones, so that these are not misused by anti-social elements, Bhullar said this would further help the police to take strict action against the miscreants. He also directed the officials to prepare data of case properties so that these could Ludhiana, September 29 Suspecting foul play in the death of a milk vendor, Baljit Singh, resident of Khanpur village, who had died at Sidhu Hospital in Doraha on September 27, the police have booked sweet shop owner Uma Dutt, resident of Janta Nagar, here under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). In a statement to the police, Sukhwinder Singh, a friend of the deceased milk vendor, said Baljit had gone to the city on September 25 to collect his dues from Uma Dutt to whom he used to supply milk. He said the Baljit on his return had told him that Uma Dutt had not paid the money but offered him “chana-bhaturas”, which he had eaten. According to Sukhwinder Singh, the health of Baljit Singhstarted deteriorating on the same day and he was admitted to the hospital in Doraha, where he succumbed two days later. He suspected that the sweet shop owner might have mixed poison in the eatables offered to Baljit, which led to his death. The police are investigating the matter. CP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar hands over a mobile phone to its owner at the Police Lines in Ludhiana on Wednesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO be given back to their owners. He also solicited full support of people in making Ludhiana crime-free and ensuring effective zero tolerance policing. Meanwhile, the CP felicitated 36 cops, including a police team that had busted a Rs 35lakh robbery, and others for arresting snatchers and thieves. Bhullar was accompanied by DCP SPS Dhindsa, ADCPs Dr Pragya Jain and Rupinder Kaur Bhatti and ACP Harsimrat Pal Singh. He handed over commendation certificates to police officials who were part of the team that had cracked Rs 35lakh robbery, which included Sub-Inspectors Harminder Singh, Satish Kumar, Amarjit Singh and Jaspal Singh, Assistant Sub-Inspectors Ravinder Pal Singh, Rupinderdeep Singh, Amrik Singh, Ashok Kumar, Jaspal Singh, Kulwant Singh, Balwinder Singh and Surinder Pal, Head Constables Balwinder Singh, Balkar Singh, Prabhjit Singh, Gurdeep Singh, Maninder Singh and Honeypreet Singh. He also honoured Inspectors Satpal Singh, Madhu Bala, Gurjeet Singh, Rajwant Singh, Gurmail Singh, Lakhvir Singh, Jasvir Singh, Ajit Kumar, Manjot Singh, Jaswinder Singh, Dheeraj Sehgal, Harmanbir Singh, Rajinder Singh, Kulbir Singh, Sumandeep Singh, Manjinder Singh, Ravinder Singh and Udayvir Singh with commendation certificate for their dedication towards their duty and arresting snatchers, thieves and other criminals. c m y b the government. You make the decisions. We (the government) will implement those decisions as we are doing in Delhi.” Speaking on the occasion, AAP’s Punjab president and member of Parliament, Bhagwant Mann said, “Other political parties make their election manifesto by sitting in AC rooms (drawing rooms), but the Aam Aadmi Party does not make election manifesto like this. That is why we have come to seek suggestions from Punjab industrialists for the party’s manifesto.” Mann said no country or government could function without industry and trade but industries and trade from Mandi Gobindgarh to Dhariwal (Gurdaspur) in Punjab are closed. Meanwhile, Pankaj Sharma, general secretary, Chamber of Industrial & Commercial Undertakings (CICU), said there is no problem with the ruling government. Industry is not facing any inspector raaj, or bad law and order situation, etc. Only thing of concern is the cheap and uninterrupted power supply. “Had there been any big announcement, then things would have been different,” he said. While Amarvir Singh, president, Hotel and Restaurant Association here, said industry has given chance to all political parties, one chance could always be given. “See that there are no airs among the ministers in Delhi, we want that atmosphere. We want that someone should listen to the traders and industrialists for their betterment,” he said. 3 snatchers held Our Correspondent Ludhiana, September 29 The police have arrested three snatchers and booked another, while a golden chain was snatched from a girl in the city. The police have arrested two persons, identified as Sandeep Singh, resident of Noorwala Road, and Rahul, resident of Bahadarke Road, who were allegedly involved in several incidents of thefts and snatchings. They were nabbed by a police patrol party from Kakowal Road on a tip-off while they were riding a stolen motorcycle bearing fake number plates. A case under Sections 379 and 473 of the IPC was registered against them. Another snatcherm identified as Neeraj, resident of Gagandeep Colony, was arrested by the police from near Ganda Nullah, while his accomplice Deepu managed to give the police the slip. Both were booked under Sections 379-B, 473 and 34 of the IPC. The police said both were involved in incidents of loot and snatchings with the use of motorcycle with fake number plates. One stolen mobile phone was recovered from Neeraj, while efforts are on to apprehend the absconding Deepu. Meanwhile, a motorcycle-borne miscreant snatched a gold chain from Jyoti Goyal, resident of Kucha No 11, Field Ganj, while she was going on a rickshaw with her aunt. The police have registered a case under Section 379-B of the IPC.
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