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CHANDIGARH TRIBUNE

CHANDIGARH | sunday | 31 | MARCH 2013

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ing on Sunday, so we received 400 bookings today. We have cleared the most of the booking and rest of the log will be cleared by 12 pm tomorrow, said Lily Bawa, owner of the Inder Gas agency, Sector 11, Panchkula. Despite being Sunday, the agency will remain open tomorrow till 12 pm. Due to a cap on LPG cylinders, we have to be careful with it now. Anyhow, we have to book our last subsidised cylinder today only otherwise I would have lapsed as the fiscal years ends tomorrow, said Vinod Sharma, a resident of Panchkula.

Hina Rohtaki
Tribune News Service

Pkula admn to bring home 1,000 cylinders booked last day of fiscal year victims body from New Delhi on CAP ON LPG
It was after The Tribune highlighted that the Central African Republic High Commission had refused to ferry the body from New Delhi to Panchkula and the Panchkula Administration was silent on the issue that the decision was taken to help the family.
We have also been intimated by the officials that they will be getting the body from Delhi to the residence and paying all the expenses, said Dr Saroj Aggarwal, who is helping the family. It was yesterday when the controversy over the transportation of the body had surfaced. The high commission had refused to ferry the body till Panchkula. The body of Karna Bahadur will reach New Delhi on Sunday morning at 9 am by the Saudi Airlines flight and it is expected to reach Panchkula by evening. Due to the disturbances prevailing in the country, Bahadur was approaching the Bangui airport in the capital of Central African Republic to catch a flight to India when the troops mistook his vehicle to be that of suicide bombers and opened fire. Bahadur was one of the two Indians who were killed in the incident apart from the six injured. No one from the administration had turned up till yesterday.

MC issues 160 challans


ANTI-ENCROACHMENT DRIVE

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Panchkula, March 30 As many as 1,000 gas cylinders were booked today at various gas agencies in Panchkula as it was the last day in this financial year to book for subsidised LPG cylinders. As per the subsidy policy, only five subsidised cylinders were allowed to consumers from September 14 till March 31. From April 1, the number of subsidised cylinders has increased to nine. This financial year is clos-

Panchkula, March 30 Waking up to the seriousness of the situation, the district administration has finally extended its help to bring home the body of Panchkula resident Karna Bahadur, who has been killed by French troops in Central African Republic (CAR). It was after The Tribune highlighted that the CAR High Commission had refused to ferry the body from New Delhi to Panchkula and the Panchkula Administration was silent on the issue that the decision was taken to help the family. Today, the Tehsildar visited our house and asked about the well-being of the family.

A trader (in pink shirt) manhandles the enforcement staff of the MC during an anti-encroachment drive conducted at Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh, on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: S.CHANDAN
Chandigarh, March 30 In a special anti-encroachment drive, the enforcement wing of the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, today removed encroachments from various markets of the city, industrial area, and Mani Majra. MC officials issued as mans as 160 chal-

Three booked for eve-teasing


Chandigarh, March 30 The Chandigarh Police arrested three persons for eve-teasing and threatening a girl near Sector 40. The police stated that a compliant was received against occupants of a Santro car identified as Ravi Lal, a resident of Phase IV, Mohali, Jatinder Singh, resident of

Dr Gurdip new president of PU sports committee


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Chandigarh, March 30 Dr Gurdip Sharma, principal of GGDSD College, Hariana (Hoshiarpur), has been elected as president of the Panjab University Sports Committee (PUSC) during the general meeting of the executive committee held here today. During the meeting, Dr Purnima Bhatnagar, principal of SDS College for Women, Lopon (Moga), and Gurpreet Kaur, lecturer in physical education of the Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, has been elected as senior vice-president and vicepresident, respectively, of the committee.

Other members of the committee


Principal Dr Ravinder Chadha, Dashmesh Girls College, Chak-AllaBakhsh, Mukerian (Hoshiarpur); principal Dr Meera Modi, Dev Samaj College for Women, Sector 45B, Chandigarh; principal Dr Jyoti Khanna, Dev Samaj College of Educa-

tion, Sector 36; principal Dr Paramjit Kaur, Khalsa College for Women, Sidhwan Khurd (Ludhiana); principal Dr Jatinder Kaur, Mata Ganga Khalsa College for Girls, Kottan (Ludhiana); principal Dr Davinder Singh, SPN College, Mukerian (Hoshiarpur); principal Dr BC Josan, DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh; principal Dr JS Raghu, Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11, Chandigarh; principal Dr HS Gosal, Govind National College, Narangwal (Ludhiana); principal Dr RS Jhanji, AS College, Khanna (Ludhiana); principal Dr Jasbir Singh, Guru Nanak College, Moga; principal Dr SS Sangha, Dashmesh Girls College of Education, Badal (Muktsar); Dr Safri Lal, lecturer in physical education, GGDSD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh; Dr Jagtar Singh, lecturer in physical education, SGGS College, Sector 26, Chandigarh; Lakhvir Singh, lecturer in physical education, MBB-

GR Girls College, Mansowal (Hoshiarpur); Dr Sukhpal Kaur, lecturer in physical education, Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana; Dr Nirlep Kaur, lecturer in physical education, Guru Nanak National College, Doraha (Ludhiana); Dr Anju Lata, lecturer in physical education, MCM DAV College for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh; and ex-officio members including the registrar, Dean, College Development Council, Panjab University; Dean, Student Welfare, Panjab University; finance and development officer, Panjab University; university director of physical education, secretary-cum-university director of physical education, Directorate of Sports; deputy director, physical education, deputy secretary-cumdeputy director, physical education, Directorate of Sports; assistant director, physical education, assistant secretary-cumassistant director of physical education, Directorate of Sports.

Arya College road, Kharar, and Taranveer Singh of Rasoli village in Patiala district. The girl in her compliant alleged that the accused eve-teased and threatened her on March 29, following which a case at the Sector39 police station was registered and an inquiry had been initiated. TNS

lans to the encroachers. During the course of the drive, the enforcement team removed encroachments from Industrial Area Phase I and II, Mani Majra, Sector 15, outside PGI, Sectors 15 and 16. Kashmira Singh, Superintendent, enforcement wing,

said that during the drive various items, including furniture, pipes, wires, rehris, tables, stools, crates, pharis etc. were removed and seized from the municipal land. He further said that the MC would carry out the drive in the coming days as well. TNS

FLASH MOB: Students of the Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology, Sector 26, perform ahead of their annual fest Lexicon 13 at Sector 17 in Chandigarh on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: PRADEEP TEWARI

Revolutionary Bhai Randhir Singh remembered


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Patiala, March 30 Bhai Randhir Singh was a revolutionary freedom fighter of the Gaddar Movement who actively participated and led this movement in Punjab. He was imprisoned for life and stayed in jail for 16 years. This was stated by Dr Jaspal Singh, ViceChancellor of Punjabi University, in the Vichar Goshti organised by the Haridarshan Memorial International Trust, Chandigarh, at the Languages Department auditorium in Patiala on Friday. He said: Bhai Randhir Singh symbolised the best

in the Sikh heritage and we should try to follow and preserve this heritage. Dr Harbhajan Singh Deol, former Commissioner of Linguistic Minorities, Central Government, while presiding over the function, said Bhai Randhir Singh was the symbol of ibadat and bagawat (meditation and revolt). He was the pioneer of the Gaddar Movement in Punjab. Prominent scholars Dr Gulzar Singh of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, and PRO Himmat Singh and Ujagar Singh presented papers on the contribution of Bhai Randhir Singh's role in the Gaddar Movement and reli-

gious field. Three persons who worked with Bhai Randhir Singh - Bhai Mehar Singh of Delhi, Bhai Mohan Singh Gaurd of Mohali and Bhai Jiwan Singh of Amritsar - were honoured with the Bhai Sahib Bhai Randhir Singh awards by the trust.