28032023-JTR-01.qxd 3/28/2023 12:22 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune MOHALLA CLINIC DEFACED IN KHATKAR KALAN VILLAGE GIGI HADID WOULD HAVE ‘NO PROBLEM’ WITH ZAYN-SELENA MC STAN TO JOIN KHATRON KE KHILADI SEASON 13 Protesters on Monday blackened the CM’s photograph put up at a Mohalla Clinic at Khatkar Kalan. P2 Zayn Malik’s ex-girlfriend Gigi Hadid would have ‘no problem’ with him dating Selena Gomez. P3 Bigg Boss Season-16 winner MC Stan will be joining Khatron ke Khiladi Season-13. P4 » » FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY MAX 27°C | MIN 14°C YESTERDAY MAX 26°C | MIN 13°C SUNSET TUESDAY 6.44 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6:20 AM » TUESDAY | 28 MARCH 2023 | JALANDHAR Fight for space in AAP Patwari arrested for accepting bribe with new leaders’ entry Jalandhar, March 27 The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its anti-corruption campaign has arrested a revenue patwari, Prem Kumar, posted at Nawanshahar for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 24,000. A spokesperson for the VB Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, March 27 As the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has begun roping in leaders from other parties in its fold with the Jalandhar LS bypoll and the Municipal Corporation elections in mind, the new joinees and somewhat oldies have begun jostling for space. Since the new Jalandhar AAP team is now a mix of leaders of all parties, those coming in are carrying along a baggage of hatred and bitterness against one another. Though infighting has started on almost all seats, maximum trouble is being seen in Jalandhar West and Jalandhar Cantonment seats. From Jalandhar Cantonment seat, Olympian and former cop Surinder Singh Sodhi contested the 2022 Assembly elections on the party ticket, but Punjab women wing president Rajwinder Kaur Thiara is learnt to have intensified her activity on the seat. As former Akali MLA from Cantonment Jagbir Brar joined AAP on Sunday, both of them have a new strong competitor. The fact that CM Bhagwant Mann made him sit next to him dur- Former Akali MLA Jagbir Brar (L) with CM Bhagwant Mann during a function held at Verka milk plant in Jalandhar. MALKIAT SINGH NEW JOINEE MAKES OLD GUARD UNCOMFORTABLE ■ From Jalandhar Cantonment ■ As former Akali MLA from seat, Olympian Surinder Singh Sodhi contested the 2022 Assembly elections on the AAP ticket, but Punjab women wing president Rajwinder Kaur Thiara is learnt to have intensified her activity on the seat. Cantonment Jagbir Brar joined AAP on Sunday, both of them have a new competitor. CM Mann made Brar sit next to him during the press conference, which made many existing AAP leaders uncomfortable. ing the press conference, made many existing AAP leaders uncomfortable. He heaped shower of praises on him and said his closeness with Brar was since PPP days. The other seat where disturbance is surely more is Jalandhar West. AAP Jalandhar West MLA Sheetal Angural had reportedly strongly resisted the entry of SAD leader and two-time Senior Deputy Mayor Kamaljit Bhatia into the party about three weeks ago. Bhatia, who too hails from the West seat, has been facilitating the joining of certain continued on page 2 c m y b Sought ~24,000 for land mutation said the case had been registered against Kumar after investigation of an online complaint lodged at the CM’s anti-corruption action line. He added that the complainant Amarjit Singh, a resident of Karnana in Banga had alleged that the Patwari had taken Rs 24,000 as bribe in instalments in lieu of mutation of land belonging to his father and uncle. He further added that the complainant had recorded the conversation when the accused patwari was demanding the bribe. The spokesperson added that the VB had investigated the allegation and registered a case at the VB police station in Jalandhar against the official after finding him guilty. — TNS Patwari Prem Kumar
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