Archive for: January 2020

Punjabi Muslims,on Friday, Protests Against CAA

(Chd,Pb)Members of the Muslim community, joined by students, held protests against the amended citizenship law in parts of Punjab on Friday.
At Malerkotla, protesters were led by former JNU student leader Umar Khalid.
On a call given by Muslim leaders in the state, they protested peacefully after Friday prayers
In Punjab’s Muslim-dominated Malerkotla, some business establishments remained closed.
Black flags were put up on mosques in protest against the legislation.
Punjab’s Shahi Imam Habib-Ur-Rehman claimed that such protests were taking place throughout the state.

AAP Demands Spl Pb Assembly Against CAA

(Chd,Pb) AAP Demands Spl Assembly Against CAA
The AAP on Thursday demanded that the Congress led government in Punjab call a special session of the Assembly to adopt a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
The main opposition party in the state also urged Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to hold an all-party meeting to discuss the issue.
AAP legislator and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema said the chief minister should immediately convene an all-party meeting and also decide upon calling a special session of Vidhan Sabha in order to adopt a resolution against the CAA as done by the Kerala Assembly.
Earlier Capt Amarindr Singh Slammed SAD for double standard on NRC/CAA

Majithia,s Associate Gurdeep Shot Dead in Front of Gurudwara

(Asr,Pb)Majithia’s Associate Gurdeep Shot Dead in Front of Gurudwara
A local Shiromani Akali Dal leader Gurdeep Singh Whose Wife is a Village Head was shot dead by three motorcycle-borne assailants at Umarpura village when he was coming out of a gurdwara after offering prayers
The assailants managed to flee after pumping five bullets into Singh, who died on the spot
Singh was said to be a close associate of senior Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia.
The SAD had described Dhilwan’s killing as a “political murder”.

Nurse Hailing From Sangrur Killed In a Hotel

(Chandigarh)Nurse Sarabjit Kaur hailing from Punjab’s Sangrur was found dead with her throat slit at a local hotel
She had checked in the hotel in the Industrial Area here along with her friend Maninder Singh on December 30.
According to the CCTV footage, suspect Maninder was seen leaving the hotel on December 30 night.
Both were in a relationship for two years, according to police.
While the victim was a nurse, the suspect had left his job in Chandigarh three months ago, police said.