Tag: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Capt’s Job Fair Giving 31K Jobs In Punjab Is Bogus:SAD

[LDH,Pb] Capt’s Job Fair In Punjab Is Bogus:SAD Demands Complete List Of Beneficieries
Punjab Govt has claimed distribution of 9592 job letters, takes total employment generation to 161522
Terms charges of job fairs generating low-paying jobs as false propaganda, says highest package of Rs 31 lakh per annum Chandigarh/Ludhiana, March 11: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh too ..
The opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today called the job fair organised by the Punjab government “bogus” and asked the Congress-led regime to publish a list of youth who were given jobs during the last one year.
In a statement here, former minister and SAD spokesman Maheshinder Singh Grewal said the government was making a laughing stock of itself by claiming that 31,000 youth had been given jobs in yesterday’s “so-called” job fair.
“What has actually happened is that the government has taken credit by distributing appointment letters to youth who have already been given employment by the private sector.
Besides, the government has also handed appointment letters to contractual employees who are already employed by it to swell the figures.
We demand immediate publication of complete list of all youth given employment in these bogus job fairs along with their addresses as well as emoluments being drawn by them,” he added.
Speaking about the foundation stones laid by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at Ludhiana yesterday, Grewal said it did not behove of the CM to try to take credit for projects which had been initiated by the previous SAD-BJP government.
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal today expelled Iqbal Singh Sandhu, ex-member of the SAD core committee and senior leader of the Tarn Taran district from the party over anti-party activities.
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Punjabi Comedian Mehar Mittal Is No More:Badal Condoles

[Chandigarh,Punjab]Punjabi Comedian Star Mehar Mittal Is No More.Dy CM Badal Condoles
Mittal Entertained The Audiences In More Then 300 Films .Mehar Mittal Was Awarded By Dadasaheb Phalke Academy at 136th Dadasaheb Phalke Jayanti
Today He Died In Mount Abu Hospital
The Rumours Of His Death Made Rounds In Social Media 2 Weeks Back. So Many Personalities Posted RIP Messages On Their Pages ,
Now His Death Is Not Rumour. His Family Member has Confirmed
Punjab Dy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal ,Today,Has Condoled The Demise Of This Comedian Star
Badal Tweeted
“My heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of renowned Punjabi Comedian Shri. Mehar Mittal ji. May his soul rest in peace”

SAD Takes Back Its Expelled Mohali Mayor Kulwant Singh

[Chandigarh,Punjab] SAD Takes Back Its Expelled Mohali Mayor Kulwant Singh.He Had Difference with Then Party Leader Balwant Singh Ramoowalia who is Now a Cabinet Minister In Samajvadi Party Govt In UP
Mohali Mayor and real estate developer Kulwant Singh, who was expelled from Shiromani Akali Dal last year, today rejoined the party here in the presence of party’s President and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Addressing the media, Sukhbir said he regards Singh as his younger brother “who for a little while went away from the party fold but has now returned to his mother party which would further strengthen it in district Mohali.”
Describing Singh as a “dynamic” leader, Sukhbir said he carried out an “all-round development” in Mohali and helped it to occupy a top position among the tri-cities of Mohali, Panchkula and Chandigarh.
Singh (55) was expelled from SAD following differences with the then party leader Balwant Singh Ramoowalia over ticket distribution for municipal corporation elections.
After his expulsion, he formed Azaad group and contested elections and subsequently became Mayor of Mohali.
Singh, a leading real estate developer in Mohali, had also unsuccessfully contested 2012 assembly polls on a SAD ticket from Fatehgarh Sahib seat.
Twelve other municipal councillors, including Amrik Singh, Phoolraj Singh, Harpal Singh Channa, Sarabjit Singh, also joined Akali Dal today

GST Bill Is a Boon For Industry And Common Man:Dy CM Badal

[Chandigarh,New Delhi] GST Bill Is a Boon For Industry And Common Man:Dy CM Badal
Punjab Hails GST Bill And Thanks Jaitely For Passing It
Dy CM Of Punjab Sr Sukhbir Singh Badal Thanked Finance Minister Arun Jaitely For Passing GST Bill
Shiromani Akali Dal[Badal]Leader Sukhbir Singh Badal Tweeted On His Official Twitter Handle
“Punjab thanks @arunjaitley Ji for passing #GSTBill which is going to be a boon for industry & will also benefit the common man”.

SAD Led Punjab to Start 200 skill development centers

[Gurdaspur, Punjab] SAD Led Punjab to Start 200 skill development centers
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today said 200 skill development centers would be opened across the state to make the youth as employment generators not the job seekers.
Elaborating the plans of Punjab government to ensure all round development of the state, he said the government would open 2 skill development centers in every block of border districts, where the youth would be imparted free training in various streams to increase their avenues for self-employment.
The youth would contribute to the state’s development as also to their own family by being self employed with increase in resources, the Dy CM said.
Addressing a gathering at Shaheed Lieutenant Navdeep Singh (Ashoka Chakra) Sports stadium on the eve of inauguration of automated driving test track centre constructed at a cost of Rs 1.20 crore by state transport department, he said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has vision and farsightedness to empower the youth.
He also informed that every center would see the 1,000 youth passing out taking the total number of annual pass outs to more than 1.50 lakh fully skilled and trained youth.
He said that the state government would provide jobs to 1,20,000 youth of the state through a transparent process.
Terming ‘Kohinoor’ diamond an inseparable part of cultural heritage of the state, SAD president said that every effort would be made to bring this precious diamond back to Punjab and the matter would be pursued with the Centre.
He also said SGPC has been asked to file a petition in the Supreme Court in this regard.
Badal said the state government has formulated a policy to give interest free cash crop loans of Rs 50,000 to the farmers.
“Farmers’ tubewell bills have also been waived off for which the state government pays Rs 6,000 crore from its own coffers to the Powercom,” he said.
Launching a scathing attack on Congress, he said the Congress created unnecessary noise on the issue of cash credit limit (CCL) for purchase of foodgrains and misguided the public on this issue but it has been given a befitting reply with the announcing of CCL to Punjab which has amply proved that Congress wanted to delay the loans just to malign SAD-BJP government and score political brownie points.
Attacking Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), he said its so called formula of governance, if any, has miserably failed in Delhi and now it has set its eyes on Punjab with next year’s Assembly elections in mind.

DyCM Badal Lambasts Shashi Tharoor&Demands Bharat Ratn For Bhagat Singh

[Ferozepur,Punjab]Dy CM Badal Lambasts Shashi Tharoor & Demands Bharat Ratn For Shaheede Azam Bhagat Singh
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today demanded that the Congress give its views on the issue saying it “reflects the real thinking of the party”. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor equated Sedition Accused Kanhayia Kumar with Bhagat Singh,
Talking to media after addressing the political conference organised to mark the Martyrdom Day of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev at Khatkar Kalan, Sukhbir said that his party would soon write to the Centre to award ‘Bharat Ratna’ to Bhagat Singh.
Speaking in Ferozepur, Sukhbir advocated ‘Bharat Ratna’ for Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh, saying it will be a real tribute to the great martyr.
He inaugurated the ‘Amar Shahed Jyoti’ at Hussainiwala.
The International Airport at Mohali would be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh as both Punjab and Haryana government had given consent for this and the Centre has already taken a decision in this regard, Sukhbir Badal claimed.
He said to educate people visiting Hussainiwala about its historical importance, a light and sound system would be set up here soon.
Badal said it’s a matter of great pride that out of total sacrifices in freedom struggle, contribution of Punjabis was more than 80 per cent and for paying tribute to their sacrifices, the Punjab government is constructing Jang-E-Azadi Memorial in the state.

Punjab Ruling Badals Honored Canada Based Broadcaster Joginder Bassi

Punjab Ruling Badals Honoured NRI Broadcaster Joginder Bassi
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar. Parkash Singh Badal along with Deputy Chief Minister Sr. Sukhbir Singh Badal honored the Canada based Punjabi NRI broadcaster and the owner of ‘Gaonda Punjab Radio’ Toronto Joginder Bassi with the ‘NRI Special Broadcaster Award’ carrying a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh.
As per Chief Minister’s Office a simple but impressive ceremony was held at Punjab Bhawan for this cause
On the occasion the Chief Minister urged the foreign based Punjabi media to play a pro-active role in disseminating information, news and views in a free, fair and objective manner besides highlighting the overall development of the state in true perspective. Senior Badal said that NRI media could play a constructive role in quelling the misconceptions from the minds of Punjabi Diaspora through acting as a bridge between them and the Punjabis of the state.
Prominent amongst other present on the occasion included Cabinet Ministers Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia, Jathedar Tota Singh, Mr. Sikander Singh Maluka, Mr. Sharanjeet Singh Dhillon and Mr. Surjit Singh Rakhra besides Mr. Harpreet Dhaliwal.

Punjab’s All MLAs Accompanied CM Badal And Met Governor For SYL Canal

[Chandigarh,Punjab]Punjab’s All MLAs Accompanied CM Badal And Met Governor For SYL Canal
Cutting across party lines, all Punjab MLAs accompanied Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today met Governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki and requested him to grant ascent to the new Bill on Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal passed by the Assembly for de-notification of land acquired for the canal.
As per sources ,The Governor listened to Badal and other leaders but did not make any commitment on ascent to the Bill,
Apart from Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal, almost all the legislators of SAD, Congress, including Leader of Opposition in state assembly Charanjit Singh Channi, BJP and independents accompanied Badal to the Raj Bhawan.
The CM had led the delegation to the Governor seeking approval of the Bill, unanimously passed by the Punjab Assembly on Monday.
The festering row over sharing of the Ravi-Beas waters escalated yesterday with Punjab Assembly passing the bill against construction of contentious SYL canal, sparking an immediate adoption of a resolution by Haryana Assembly condemning the other state’s move as “unconstitutional”

Comedian”Ghuggi”Flying With”AAP”,Ask Badals To Shun VVIP Culture

[Amritsar,Punjab]Comedian”Ghuggi”Flying With”AAP”,Ask Badals To Shun VVIP Culture In Punjab
Comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi who recently joined the Aam Aadmi Party, said the reason behind his joining AAP is to bring change since people of Punjab were fed up with the alleged rampant corruption and V VIP culture.
Ghuggi asked Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, his son Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal, cabinet Minister Bikram Majithia to shun VVIP culture.
He Alleged “These top most personalities in the Punjab Government are enjoying top most security cover which is putting heavy burden on state exchequer,”
Ghuggi said that if they shun the heavy security cavalcade moving with them it would be better for them otherwise the people of Punjab would shun them in the assembly elections scheduled in February 2017.
Talking about the cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, Ghuggi described Sidhu as “an institution and highly honest personality

Punjab’s Captain Rubbishes Govt Claim Of Revenue Improvement

[Chandigarh,Punjab]Punjab’s Captain Rubbishes Govt Claim Of Revenue Improvement
Congress Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh Questioned Punjab Govt Claim Of Revenue Improvement
Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today rubbished the state government’s claim that its revenue has improved during the last nine years of SAD+BJP Rule and termed them as “false and baseless”.
Capt Said
The state government has been giving out full-page advertisements in vernacular and English dailies for the past few days claiming Punjab’s finances are sound and revenue has increased in the past nine years.
Referring to Sukhbir Badal’s claim of having increased state’s revenue as compared to the Congress regime’s (between 2002 and 2007), Amarinder said the SAD-BJP government has increased VAT by several times – ranging between 6-15 per cent – on many items, compared to two percent during his (Amarinder’s) rule.
“The fact of the matter is the development has come to a standstill and the rates of land have fallen by more than 70 per cent and still Sukhbir will try to make people believe that all is well,” he said.
He said the main source of revenue is manufacturing amd claimed it has gone down during the last nine years as most of the industries in Punjab have either shut down or shifted out