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P4 » » FORECAST THUNDERSTORMS MAX 40°C | MIN 26°C YESTERDAY MAX 42°C | MIN 24°C SUNSET TUESDAY 7:14 PM SUNRISE WENESDAY 5:25 AM » TUESDAY | 23 MAY 2023 | JALANDHAR More doles for Adampur, ~29.58-cr projects for 11 villages ~50 crore for city roads’ makeover Aparna Banerji 146 VILLAGE REPRESENTATIVES MEET DHALIWAL Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 22 The AAP government continues to shower doles on the Adampur constituency with Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal on Monday announcing development projects worth Rs. 29.58 crore for the constituency during a panchayat reachout event under the ‘Sarkar Tuhade Dwar’ intiative of the state government. As many as 11 new development projects have been announced for 11 villages of the constituency by the minister today. The foundation stones of these would be laid on May 29. The developments come close on the heels of an unprecedented thrust on the INBRIEF TWO KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENTS Hoshiarpur: Two persons were killed while a four-year-old girl was injured separate road accidents in the area. The Dasuya police have arrested one of the accused. Sandeep Singh, a resident of Dasuya, told the police that his father Mohinder Singh was bringing milk. When he reached the main road, the driver of a car passing by hit him. He took his seriously injured father to Dasuya Hospital from where he was referred to Amritsar. He died during the treatment. The police have arrested the accused car driver, Rupinderjit Singh, a resident of Asalpur. In another case, Kuldeep Kaur, a resident of village Basoya, told Dasuya police that her father-in-law Gurdial Singh was going to a religious place with her fouryear-old daughter. When he reached near Alampur, a car passing by hit him. Both were referred to Jalandhar after first aid in Dusuya. His father-in-law died while the daughter was under treatment. The police have registered a case against the driver, Karnail Singh, a resident of of Passi Crora. OC GUN & 3 BULLETS FOUND, 2 BOOKED Hoshiarpur: The Mahilpur police seized a pistol and three live bullets from a house after a tip-off. The police have booked two persons who are absconding. According to the information, the police had received a tip-off that Daljit Singh, a resident of Sarngowal village, had given a 7.65-mm pistol and three bullets to Sham, a resident of Beaton village in Haroli of Una (Himachal Pradesh). The police had received information that the accused was present in a house in Bhulewal Gujran along with the said weapon. When the police reached the spot, the accused fled, while the police seized the pistol and bullets from the said spot. OC TOWN TO BE MADE MOST DEVELOPED comprehensive development plan has ❝Achalked out for the holistic developmentalready been of this town (Adampur). It would emerge as one of the most developed constituencies of the state. ❞ Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PANCHAYAT MINISTER PRE-POLL DEMAND FINALLY FULFILLED issue of ❝We had raised thewith AAP a solid waste management project before the byelection and today the demand has been fulfilled. ❞ Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal Ashok Kumar, PANCH OF KAPUR VILLAGE IN ADAMPUR during an event at Adampur in Jalandhar on Monday. MALKIAT SINGH Adampur constituency by the state government after the Jalandhar bypoll win. The CM, newly elected MP Sushil Rinku, ministers and bureaucrats have been mak- ing a beeline to the area to announce various projects Adampur Road, airport, village works, etc. The minister held a milni with sarpanches - in the pres- ence of Rinku - at a resort on the Hoshiarpur Road, Adampur. Addressing a packed gathering, panchayat minister, Kuldeep Dhaliwal said, “A comprehensive Minister himself checks papers of 63 buses, gets 5 impounded Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 22 Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar on Monday conducted a surprise visit to RTA office and checked buses at local Rama Mandi Chowk, Kartarpur and Dhilwan Toll Plaza. Five buses plying without valid papers were impounded. He along with officials scrutinised the documents of buses at the three locations. Of the 63 buses that were checked, five were impounded and challans were issued to 14 for different violations. Accompanied by Transport Department officials and the Regional Transport Authority Secretary, the minister also interacted with the staff at RTA office at 7:30 am and directed to get delivery of public services within a set time limit. He expressed satisfaction as the staff was present at their respective seats in the morning and CAN’T PLY WITHOUT VALID DOCUMENTS ❝No bus without valid documents, including tax, tour details and permits will be allowed to ply on the roads. The surprise checking will be intensified in days to come. Challans will be issued if any bus is found flouting norms. ❞ Laljit Singh Bhullar, TRANSPORT MINISTER Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar checks documents of a bus in Jalandhar. MALKIAT SINGH performing their duties. He went around the RTA office to know the functioning of the staff as well as check the attendance registers. After RTA office, the minister along with officials went to local Rama Mandi Chowk and Kartarpur, where he personally checked the documents, permits and tax papers of the buses plying on the road. The minister checked 63 buses of which Jalandhar, May 22 A major accident unfolded at Guru Nanak Mission Chowk here on Monday afternoon, where vehicles waiting at the traffic lights were struck by a Punjab Roadways bus. The bus driver collided with a car, triggering a pile- five were impounded on the spot while issuing challans to 14 buses. The Transport Minister further pointed out that no bus without valid documents including tax, tour details and permits would be allowed to ply on the roads as the surprise checking is being intensified in days to come. He directed the officials to issue challans if any bus flouts norms and impound the defaulting ones. A dilapidated road at Guru Nanak Pura in Jalandhar. MALKIAT SINGH. Aakanksha N Bhardwaj Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 22 The work sof approximately Rs 50 crore will be carried out in the city to give roads a new look. As per the information, Rs 12.5 crore will be spent on various works in Jalandhar Central, Jalandhar North, Jalandhar West and Jalandhar Cantt constituencies each. Residents however said mere announcements would not cheer them up until they see some change on the ground. The Chief Minister had recently announced a Rs 95 crore grant to the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation after the Lok Sabha bypoll win. The announcement had also made big headlines. But even before the elections, several new development projects were approved for the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation at an outlay of a whopping amount of Rs 50 crore in March. MC officials said this amount of Rs 50 crore was a part of a recent grant announcement of Rs 95 crore that was made by the CM, and the remaining amount, which the MC is yet to receive, will SEWERAGE AND WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM, TOO, IN FOR UPGRADE also be used under various central schemes. The then Deputy Commissioner had earlier said it would further give a fillip to the infrastructure development of the urban areas in Jalandhar. He had also claimed that the works would be completed in a time-bound manner as senior officials from the district administration would personally monitor the progress of these projects to ensure their timely completion. Of Rs 50 crore, the work of Rs 22 crore was already completed before the elections and remaining work of Rs 28 crore will be carried out soon. The work will include construction of streets, recarpeting, construction of other streets, repair and renovation of various parks, construction of parks, etc. The officials said apart from focusing on roads, the amount will be spent on the upgrade of sewerage system, and the water supply system. Elderly man beaten to death After15 years , Sultanpur Lodhi Hoshiarpur, May22 The Hariana police have arrested a person for beating an elderly person to death. In his complaint to the police, Rohit, a resident of Sotla village, alleged that Sabreet Singh, a resident of the village, punched his father Malkit Singh in the chest, causing him to fall down, and kicked him in the stomach after that. As Malkit fell unconscious, the accused fled the spot. The relatives took Malkit to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. Hariana SHO Narinder Kumar said there TUSSLE OVER WORKS ❝ There was a tussle between the families of the deceased and the accused over some village works. ❞ Narinder Kumar, HARIANA SHO was a tussle between the families of both the deceased and the accused over some development works of the village panchayat. Last night when the accused was passing through the street on his scooter, he heard Raohit and his father talking about something outside their house. On this, the accused parked his scooter, came back and confronted him and started saying that he was taunting him. He allegedly started assaulting Rohit. Seeing this, his father Malkit Singh came to his rescue, the accused Manpreet allegedly punched him hard in the chest, due to which he fell down, even then the accused did not stop and kicked Malkit Singh in stomach. When Rohit raised an alarm, he fled the spot. However, the accused Manpreet Singh was arrested later. — OC Bus hits car, causes pile-up at traffic lights Tribune News Service development plan had already been chalked out for the holistic development of this town, thereby this area (Adampur) would emerge as one of the most developed constituencies of the state.” The 11 development works announced by the minister include sewage, solid waste, road, community hall, drainage and other projects across 11 villages - Arjanwal, Manko, Kapur Pind, Haripur, Bias village, Pandori Ninjjran, Khojkipur, Nangal Fida, Madhopur, Lohara and Bhundian village (all in Adampur). At the milni today, representatives of 146 villages of the constituency were present. Adampur constituency has four blocks with 147 villages - Adampur block (69 villages), Bhogpur block (52 villages), East block (21 villages) and West block (5 villages). Ashok Kumar, panch of the Kapur Pind in Adampur whose wife Sonia is the sarpanch of the village, was Continued on page 2 up involving seven vehicles. The bus driver fled the scene, but the other drivers managed to apprehend the conductor. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries, but the vehicles involved suffered significant damage. The bus conductor claimed that the accident occurred as the brakes of the vehicle failed, and the driver had not fled the spot, but rather gone to the Punjab Roadways depot to inform the higher authorities about the accident. The police from Division Number 4 promptly arrived at the scene and initiated an investigation. The extent of the damage indicated that the vehicles involved had sus- tained significant impact both from the rear and the front. The police said: “If the parties involved can reach a mutual agreement for the losses, no further legal action would be taken. However, if an agreement cannot be reached by them, appropriate action will be pursued accordingly.” c m y b gets bus connectivity to Nakodar Tribune News Service Sultanpur Lodhi, May 22 Rajya Sabha member Balbir Singh Seechewal on Monday flagged off a Punjab Roadways bus from the local bus stand to Nakodar. Gurdwara Saidrana Sahib Chief Sewadar Gurmej Singh, Punjab Roadways, Jalandhar Depot-2, General Manager Jaswinder Singh, Sultanpur Lodhi SDM Chandrajoyati Singh and a large number of locals were present on the occasion. Seechewal said people of the area had been demanding a bus service on this route for the past 15 years. Seechewal thanked Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann and said he had written a letter to Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar regarding the demand. He said the bus will leave from Jalandhar in the morning, pass through Nakodar’s Tutt Kalan to Billa village, Rangarha, Fazalpur, Seowal, Gillan, Rajya Sabha MP Balbir Singh Seechewal flags off a bus from the Sultanpur Lodhi bus stand. Khanpur, Billi Baraich, Raiwal Dona, Motipur, Tashpur, Dalla Sahib to Lohian Khas. Passing through these villages, the bus will reach Sultanpur Lodhi. Jaswinder Singh said the Roadways bus would run from Jalandhar at 6.10 am which will reach Nakodar bus stand at 7.10 am. From here, it will reach Sultanpur Lodhi at 9.10 am after covering a dis- tance of 40 km. He said from Sultanpur Lodhi again the bus would run at 9.20 am which will reach Nakodar passing through different villages. In this way, two rounds will be taken from Nakodar to Sultanpur Lodhi and the last round will start from Sultanpur Lodhi at 2 pm and end at Jalandhar at 5 pm. Gurmej Singh thanked Seechewal and said finally the demand of more than a dozen villages for a bus service on this route had been fulfilled after 15 years. Residents of the area also thanked Seechewal and said many religious and historical places come on this route, which included Gurdwara Saidrana Sahib, Gurdwara Tir Sahib and historic shrines of Dalla village.
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