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वाह! पँजांब सरकार वाह! फण्ड के लिए रौना और खुद ही पँजांब बन्द कराना

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ओए झल्लेया! ये क्या हो रहा है?
ओए ये पँजांब में #कांग्रेस सरकार की मति मारी गई है जो खुद ही #पँजांबबन्द करवा रही है।एक ही दिन के बन्द में करोड़ों ₹ का नुकसान हो गया।जनता हलकान हुई सो अलग
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#झल्ला। वाह! पँजांब सरकार वाह! फण्ड के लिए रौना और खुद ही पँजांब बन्द कराना
भापा जी! ये तो हसाडे पंजाबियों का ही जिगरा है के उनके खुद की चुनी हुई सरकार फण्ड की कमी का रौना रोती है और पंजाबी खुद ही आर्थिक बन्द में शामिल हो जाते है

Laughing Jatt Still On Top:Stage Protest Against Farm Bills

(Amritsar)
Navjot Singh Sidhu Proves again that He is still on Top in the Politics of Punjab
Laughing Turban Leader Staged Protest in Vatican City Amritsar Against Farm Bills Without Support or Banner,not Even of,his own INCIndia Party,
Multi talented MLA staged a March from Bhandari pul to Haal Bazaar in which He Magnetised his Supporters
Punjab MLA and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday demonstrated a protest against the farm bills which, he said, will “ruin” the farming community.
The cricketer-turned-politician, who was accompanied by his supporters, sat on a tractor here and held placards that read, “We are united in fight for farmers”, in English and Punjabi.
This is Sidhu’s first public appearance after he resigned from the state cabinet last year.
Sidhu, who represents Amritsar seat in the assembly, told reporters that the new bills would dismantle the minimum support price and the marketing system.
No district-level Congress leader was present in the protest and the party’s flags were also missing.
Asked about the absence of his party colleague, Sidhu said he was here to protest against the farm bills and extend his full support to the farming community.
Sidhu’s supporters were also carrying black flags and placards. The MLA and many of his supporters were seen without face masks.
Sidhu, who had been at loggerheads with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, was stripped off key portfolios in the cabinet reshuffle in June last year.
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SAD to Jaam “Chakka” in Pb on Sep 25 Against Farm Bill

(Chd,Pb)SAD to Jaam “Chakka” in Pb on Sep 25 Against Farm Bill
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the BJP’s oldest ally, on Tuesday announced road blockades across Punjab on September 25 to protest against the contentious farm Bills passed by Parliament.
Rajya Sabha passed the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 during the day. It had cleared the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 on Sunday.
The Bills had been passed by Lok Sabha last week.
As per SAD leader Daljit Singh Cheema
SAD party’s senior leaders, workers, farmers and farm labourers would block roads in the state for three hours from 11 am in a peaceful manner.
Notably, around 30 farmers’ outfits have already given a call for a complete shutdown in Punjab on September 25 in protest against the Bills.
Party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal would launch a four-day state-wide mass contact programme on September 26 during which he would make party workers aware about the “adverse impact” of these Bills on the farming community,
Last week, SAD leader and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal had resigned from the Union Cabinet in protest against the Bills.

Number of Covid+ve MLAs/Ministers Rose to 29,Assembly Session Tomorrow

Chd,Pb)Number of Covid positive MLAs/Ministers rose to 29,
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday appealed to all other legislators who had come in contact with them to avoid attending the one-day Vidhan Sabha session tomorrow.
The protests by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by their MLAs, were endangering the lives of people, said Captain Amarinder, pointing to the AAP dharnas in various parts of the state since August 20. With anything between 25 to 250 people present at each of these gatherings/dharnas, they had become tinder boxes for sparking further spread of the pandemic, said the Chief Minister, urging the party to call off their protests.
Captainpointed out that of the eight AAP leaders/MLAs who had spearheaded these day/night dharnas so far, two had already tested positive and each of them had come in contact with scores of other people till now. In terms of MLAs, 4 of AAP members (including on unattached) were Covid positive
The Chief Minister reiterated his appeal to all political parties to refrain from physical protests at this critical juncture, when cases in the state were spiralling and projected to see a major spike in the coming weeks.
During a VC Covid review meeting with the Chief Minister and other officials, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan appealed to all political parties that their MLAs who had come in contact with Covid positive colleagues should reach the Assembly premises early for testing in case they wish to attend.

Indian Vatican City Amritsar Losses 4 More Lives To Covid 19

(Chd,Pb) Indian Vatican City Amritsar Losses Four More Lives To Covid 19
Punjab health authorities on Monday reported four more fatalities along with 127 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the total in the state to 3,267 cases and 71 deaths.
According to a health bulletin, all four deaths were recorded in #Amritsar.
The maximum 33 people tested positive for the infection in #Ludhiana, one of the worst-hit districts.
Twenty-three cases were reported from #Jalandhar; 20 from Amritsar; 15 from Sangrur; 11 from #Mohali; 10 from Patiala; two each from Pathankot, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur and Ferozepur; and one each from Rupnagar, Moga, Gurdaspur, Faridkot, Tarn Taran an SBS Nagar.
Of them, 17 people had travel history to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai, Pune, Haryana and Rajasthan.
Meanwhile, 87 patients recovered from the infection and discharged from various hospitals in the state. The number of cured persons reached 2,443 with this, the bulletin said.
There are 753 active cases in the state as of now.
Amritsar continued to lead the COVID-19 tally in the state with 633 coronavirus cases, followed by 387 in Ludhiana; 347 in Jalandhar; 169 in Gurdaspur; 168 in Tarn Taran; 175 in Mohali; 169 in Patiala; 158 in Sangrur; 145 in Pathankot; 141 in Hoshiarpur; 120 in SBS Nagar; 87 in Faridkot; 80 in Rupnagar; 77 in Fatehgarh Sahib; 73 in Muktsar; 71 in Moga; 57 in Bathinda; 50 in Fazilka; 51 in Ferozepur; 44 in Kapurthala; 34 in Mansa; and 31 in Barnala.
One patient is critical and on ventilator support, the bulletin said.
A total of 1,88,699 samples have been taken so far for testing, it added.

Akalis to Sound Bugle for Mission 2019 From “Pipli”on August 19

[Chd,Pb] Akalis to Sound Bugle for Mission 2019 on August 19
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) would start campaigning for the 2019 general elections from August 19.
The party will hold its first election rally at Pipli in Haryana,
According to SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, “The party would sound the poll bugle for Lok Sabha elections with its first election rally at Pipli on August 19.”
This was decided at a meeting held with the district party observers from Haryana,
He said that Sharanjit Singh Sotha, the party president of the Haryana unit, as well as the party’s women wing president in the state, Ravinder Kaur Ajrana, presented a report in the meeting which was approved by all the observers.
SAD leader Sikandar Singh Maluka has already been appointed as the observer for Rajasthan to accelerate the party activities in the poll-bound state,

ECI Banned Exit Polls and Issued Prohibition Protocol

[Chd,Delhi]ECI Banned Exit Polls and Issued Prohibition Protocol
The Election Commission today banned exit polls between May 26 and May 28 in the poll bound states of India including the Assembly constituency -32 Shahkot bye-poll.
Display of any election matter including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey in any electronic media is prohibited during the period 48 hours,
The Election Commission of India [ECI]also issued extensive guidelines to the District Election Officer Jalandhar to ensure prohibitions during the period of 48 hours (5 pm on May 26, 2018) ending with hours fixed for conclusion of poll in Shahkot to be held on May 28, 2018.
As per Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, Dr. S Karuna Raju advertisement being published in the newspapers on May 27 and 28, 2018 requires prior permission or certification from the ECI,

3 Including Woman Arrested with 110 Gram Heroin in Pb

[Fatehgarh Sahib,Pb] Three Including Woman Arrested with 110 Gram Heroin in Punj
The Punjab Police today claimed to have busted a gang of drug peddlers with the arrest of three persons, including a woman, near Sirhind.
They used to supply heroin to people in the rural areas and to youngsters,
Arrested were identified as
Princedeep Singh alias Prince resident of Badali Ala Singh,
Gurinder Singh alias Dara resident of Railon and
a woman,

Cong MP Stood out in Lok Sabha For Rollback of GST On”Langar”

Golden Temple[New Delhi]Cong MP Stood out in Lok Sabha For Rollback of GST On “Langar”
Congress MP from Amrtisar Gurjeet Singh Aujla stood out in the Lok Sabha today.
Amid the din in the House with AIADMK members demanding immediate constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board, Aujla made many heads turn with the colourful message printed on his white Kurta.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar, which is the holiest of all Sikh shrines, runs one of the largest community kitchens in the world feeding freshly cooked food to 50,000 devotees on weekdays and over one lakh on weekends and festivals.
The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which manages all gurdwaras, has been urging the Centre to exempt the free kitchens at the Golden Temple and other Sikh shrines from the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Earlier, union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal had also urged Jaitley to exempt all purchases made by the SGPC for the langar service from the GST.
After implementation of the Goods and Service Tax (GST), the Golden Temple reportedly shelled out over Rs two crore extra in 2017 as GST for purchasing ration for the ‘langar’.
Under the new GST Act, there is a provision for exemption to institutions and businesses on the recommendation of the GST Council.Punjab Govt has already waived its share of GST On Langar

Balkar Singh Sandhu[63] Unanimously Elected as Ludhiana Mayor

[Ldh,Pb] Balkar Singh Sandhu Elected as Ludhiana Mayor
Balkar Singh Sandhu (63) was today unanimously elected as the sixth mayor of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation.
councillor Sandhu’s name was proposed by councillor Mamta Aashu and was backed by all Congress members,
The Congress has 62 members in the House of 95 councillors.
Sham Sunder Malhotra and
Sarabjit Kaur (both of the Congress)
were also unanimously elected as senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor
Earlier, Divisional Commissioner (Patiala) B K Meena presided over the swearing-in ceremony.
The elections to the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation were held on February 24 and the results were declared on February 27.