02112021-JTR-01.qxd 11/1/2021 11:40 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE PRICE HIKE LEAVES EATERIES WITH BITTER TASTE I WANT TO BE AS GOOD AS I CAN BE: ADARSH SHALINI TO PLAY DSENA’S MOM IN SIRF TUM Commercial LPG cylinder has gone up by ~266. Adarsh starts shooting for Burns’ Extrapolations. Colors’ upcoming show is tale of two opposite people.P4 FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY SKY INBRIEF ONE BOOKED FOR ~3.7-LAKH FRAUD Hoshiarpur: Bullowal police on Sunday registered a case under Sections 406 and 420 of the IPC against a person for cheating on the pretext of selling land. In his complaint, Dadiana Kalan resident Sandeep Kumar told the police that Kamaljit Singh, a resident of New Fatehgarh, had made a deal with him to sell his 3 kanal 8 marla land. Sandeep said the accused took ~3.7 lakh as advance by making an agreement with him but later the registration of sale deed was done in the name of someone else. Based on the investigation report of the complaint, the police have registered a case against the accused under Sections 406 and 420 of the IPC. OC THREE ARRESTED FOR GAMBLING Hoshiarpur: Sadar police on Sunday evening arrested three persons who were gambling near a tomb in Ajjowal and recovered the money put on their bets and cards. The police had received secret information that some people were gambling sitting near a tomb in Ajjowal village. The police raided and caught three persons — Ram Lulbhya, Surinder Pal and Vijay Kumar. A sum of Rs 950 and a pack of playing cards have been recovered from them. A case has been registered against them under the Gambling Act. OC P2 MAX 27°C | MIN 15°C | YESTERDAY MAX 28°C | MIN 12°C SUNSET TUESDAY 5:37 PM P3 SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6:45 AM TUESDAY | 2 NOVEMBER 2021 | JALANDHAR Farm issues resonate in speeches, songs & books Mela Gadri Babeyan Da Speakers discuss relentless fight of farmers Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 1 On the second day of the 30th Mela Gadri Babeyan Da, being held at Desh Bhagat Yadgar Hall here, showed a strong reflection of the ongoing agitation of the farmers on borders of the national capital. The theme reflected strongly at the stage through speeches, resolutions moved by the organising team of the Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall (DBYH) Committee, songs, plays and even the much-liked book stall. One of the main attractions of the day was a parody by a team of the Moga-based Indian People’s Theatre Association. The lines of their presentation — Nanak di bani kehndi zabar zulam nu sehna nhi, kanoon jadd tak radd nhi hunde aapan tik ke behna nhi and Haan mein kirti iss dharti da jaya, apni mitti khatar ajj mein laran sadak te aaya – saw a thumping response with people singing these lines after them, video recording it and giving a loud applaud. Even the speakers at the event largely discussed the relentless fight of the farming community on Delhi borders. The keynote speaker at the mela and noted journalist P Sainath advocated the need for setting up a farm- Farmers attend Mela Gadri Babeayan Da at Desh Bhagat Hall. government should set up a farmers’ ❝Thecommission, which would remain in complete control of the farmers. The prevailing economic inequality, which affected the farmers most, could have serious repercussions as big corporates were drawing all the benefits. ❞ P Sainath, NOTED JOURNALIST ers’ commission which would remain in complete control of the farmers. He said the three farm laws being imposed by the Centre would not just harm the farmers but the entire country. He expressed apprehensions that the prevailing economic inequality, which affected the farmers most, could have serious repercussions as big corporate were Now Open drawing all the benefits. The promise of PM Narendra Modi to double the income of farmers by 2022 would fall completely flat, he warned. The theme of farm struggle also remained pronounced at the book stalls. There were books having exclusive poetry on farmers. A book ‘Kisanan de dukhre te hor kavitavan’ penned by poet Sital and another ‘Siar de geet’ by Par- gat Singh Randhawa had deep thoughts on the adversities of the farm community. These carried touching verses like ‘Asin kahande saan duniya de ann-data, hun mangte ban ke reh gye haan’ and were picked by many. The theme once again resonated at the stage as members of the committee released a souvenir titled ‘Kirti Party’ penned by Chain Singh Chain and edited by Charanji Lal Kangniwal. A play ‘Sees tali’ directed by Chandigarh School of Drama and written by Gursharan on Babbar Akali Lehar was also staged. The jathas led by Inquilabi Kavishri Jatha Rasoolpur and Dharminder Masani cited various instances about the Babbar Movement. The much-awaited flag ceremony of the mela was performed this morning by senior trustee of Yadgaar Hall Committee Bhagat Singh Jhungian. Members of the trust, including president Ajmer Singh, general secretary Gurmeet Singh, Surinder Kumari Kochhar, cultural wing convener Amolak Singh, assistant secretary Dr Parminder, vice-president Sital Singh Sangha, treasurer Ranjit Singh Aulakh and members of the committee Continued on page 2 Ground Floor, 445-R/C | Model Town Jalandhar | 0181 4695446 c m y b
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