(Chd,Pb)Death Toll in Pb Spurious Liquor Tragedy Rises to 98
12 more people reported dead in Tarn Taran district after drinking spurious liquor
In Tarn Taran, the death toll is now 75
Apart from Tarn Taran, 12 deaths have been reported from Amritsar and 11 from Gurdaspur’s Batala, in a tragedy unfolding since Wednesday evening.
Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann went to Tarn Taran and met families of the deceased.
Mann sought a probe by a sitting judge into the matter.
The Punjab government has ordered a magisterial probe into the case.
The state government has announced Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for each of the families of the deceased.
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(Chd,Pb)Death Toll in Pb Spurious Liquor Tragedy Rises to 98
[New Delhi]AAP Turned Down Possibility Of Alliance With Congress In Punjab
There is no possibility of any alliance with the Congress in Punjab and the Aam Aadmi Party is presently working on a three-state equation in Delhi, Haryana and Chandigarh
A meeting of the party’s Punjab unit was Tuesday held at the residence of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and the three names of candidates who would contest from Punjab were decided.
“The names for Bathinda, Khadoor Sahib and Ludhiana would be announced in the next one or two days,”
Sisodia held the meeting at his residence with AAP Punjab chief Bhagwant Mann and Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Harpal Singh Cheema.
The party has till now declared the names of candidates for 10 of the 13 seats.
Polling will be held in Punjab in single phase on May 19 and results will be announced on May 23.
[Chd,Pb]AAP Stages sit-in Against Drug Menace in Congress Led Punjab
The main opposition party “AAP”attacked the Congress-led government over the alleged spate of drug overdose deaths in the state and sought a high court-monitored CBI inquiry into the matter.
Addressing the party workers, AAP MLA and the Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira accused Chief Minister Amarinder Singh of fooling people with his poll promise of wiping out the drug menace in the state within four weeks of coming to power.
Officer on special Duty (OSD) to the chief minister Sandeep Singh Sandhu reached the dharna spot and received a memorandum of demands from the AAP leaders.
Soon after, the opposition party called off the sit-in and announced that the next course of action would be decided after meeting the chief minister.
Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann and AAP state unit co-president Balbir Singh also participated in the protest.
[Fazilka,Punjab] Dy CM Badal’s Cavalcade Attacked ,AAP’S Provocation?
SAD chief and Punjab Dy CM Sukhbir’s cavalcade stoned, 4 POLICE MEN injured
Four Akali supporters were injured and a police vehicle was damaged in this attack
A group of around 20 people threw stones at the cavalcade of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal at Kandhwala Hazir Khan village in his constituency, Jalalabad,
He was returning from a Political meeting last night
Sukhbir escaped unhurt in the attack
As per Fazilka Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ketan Baliram Patil,
A case has been registered under various sections of the IPC against 12 people out of which two have been arrested,
It was the first day of Shiromani Akali Dal chief’s campaigning from his home turf Jalalabad.
The Akali Dal blamed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the attack,
Bhagwant Mann of AAP is pitted against Sukhbir from Jalalabad Assembly segment that fall in this border district.
Congress is yet to announce its candidate from this segment.It is alleged that Mann gave provocative speech which provoked
few villagers against His opponent Sukhbir Singh Badal
[Moga,Punjab]Parliamentarian And Stage Artist Bhagwant Mann Dares Dy CM Badal to Undergo Dope Test
AAP Party’s MP from Punjab Bhagwant Mann today dared the Deputy Chief Minister and other ruling SAD leaders to undergo dope test while rejecting the allegations of him being a drug addict.
In a video message posted at a social media website, the AAP MP from Sangrur accused Sukhbir Badal and other Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders of spreading false allegations against him.
He challenged these leaders to face dope test.
Mann added that the test reports thus be made public so that everyone knows who is a drug addict.
In a ‘Sadbhavna rally’ on November 23 in Bathinda, the SAD President had urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to ask his leaders to shun drugs, apparently referring to the AAP MP.
[Amritsar, Punjab]CM Kejriwal, Leaving Delhi At The Mercy Of Deadly Dengue,Bowed at the Golden Temple in Amritsar
CM Arvind Kejriwal Today Made a political trip to Punjab .He paid obeisance at the Golden temple in Amritsar and prayed for peace and communal harmony in Punjab.
After paying obeisance He said No one can live in peace after disgracing holy scriptures, ,
He also appealed Punjab to maintain peace
Kejriwal was in Punjab to visit the families of the two youths who were killed in police firing while protesting against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib in Faridkot.
During the brief interaction with media, Kejriwal said that he was deeply hurt due to incidents of sacrilege to Sri Guru Granth Sahib and following tension in Punjab and had prayed for the peace at the most sacred place where all wishes are fulfilled by the almighty.
He flayed the incident of opening fire on peaceful protesters by police in Faridkot.“It was unfortunate that two people lost their lives,” he said. He said the state government should not only immediately arrest the anti-social elements who had disrespected Shri Guru Granth Sahib but also give exemplary punishments to them.
“Committing sacrilege to the religious book didn’t benefit anyone,” he said, while adding that no one can live in peace after disrespecting holy scriptures and the people who did this heinous act should also think on it.” When asked about whether he had any apprehensions on the persons arrested for sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib by the Punjab police, Kejriwal said it was up to the state government and police to investigate and arrest the culprits.
.He was accompanied by other AAP leaders including Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, Punjab State Convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur, Senior advocate HS Phoolka, who had resigned from party posts to devote his time to Sikh Genocide cases, and Delhiiet Sanjay Singh.