SHIROMANI AKALI DAL ALL SET TO CREATE HISTORY IN
DELHI ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS
Chandigarh November 27, 2008
Shiromani Akali Dal is all set to create history in Delhi Assembly
elections under the young, inspiring and dynamic leadership of S.
Sukhbir Singh Badal , vision of four times Chief Minister of Punjab
S. Parkash Singh Badal and with meticulous planning of election
strategy by S. Bikram Singh Majithia, youngest Cabinet Minister
of Punjab and Patron, Youth Akali Dal, who was marshalling the sources
of young Akalis.
Shiromani Akali Dal, an age old alliance partner of BJP fighting
on four seats, Rajouri Garden, Jangpura, Adarsh Nagar and Shahadra
is all set to register impressive victories in these constituencies
thereby paving the way for installation of BJP- Akali Dal Government
in Delhi on mounting anger against inefficiency of Sheela Dikshit
government besides riding on affinity of Punjabi population with
Shiromani Akali Dal. Political observers are watching these elections
with interest as these elections would be instrumental in bringing
the SAD symbol 'Scale" on national political scene.
The vigorous and stimulating leadership of SAD President Mr. Sukhbir
Singh Badal has been successfully inspired the predominant young
voters and the BJP-SAD alliance clearly emerged as front runner
firmly marching ahead to take the reins of government. BJP, an age
old alliance partner with SAD in Punjab that has stood the test
of time, is all set to prove its worth in Delhi Poll also.
It is for the first time that Shiromani Akali Dal is contesting
these election in Rajouri Garden on its own symbol 'Scale' besides
other three seats on the 'Lotus' symbol of BJP.
The Bhartiya Janata Party cadres are campaigning hand- in- hand
with SAD cadre to ensure victory on all the seats in Delhi.
S. Sukhbir Singh Badal and S. Parkash Singh Badal who are in Delhi
from last two weeks are constantly on 'padyatras' in the lanes of
Delhi and regularly addressing election rallies through out the
mega city to seek votes for BJP-SAD alliance to change the face
of Delhi and to prepare the national capital for the challenges
ahead in 21st century.
S. Bikram Singh Majithia the youngest Cabinet Minister of Punjab
and Punjab Chief Minister's Advisor and General Secretary and spokesman
of the Party, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema, are constantly monitoring
the election strategy besides most of Punjab Ministers, Chief Parliamentary
Secretaries and MLAs were also addressing corner meetings and establishing
personal rapport with the voters for change in Delhi. S. Avtar Singh
Makkar President Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee and scores
of SGPC members are also fanning through out Delhi seeking votes
for BJP-SAD alliance.
SHIROMANI AKALI DAL-HIT PROMISES TO CHANGE THE
FACE OF RAJOURI GARDEN ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY OF DELHI
New Delhi November 27, 2008
S. Avtar Singh Hit BJP-SAD alliance candidate from Rajouri Garden
seat today blamed Sheela Dikshit Government for poor civic amenities,
especially in Rajouri Garden constituency and fast deteriorating
law and order situation in New Delhi.
Addressing an impressive election rally organized in Khayala Mandal
by S. Bikram Singh Majithia, the youngest Cabinet Minister of Punjab
and Patron, Youth Akali Dal, Mr. Hit said that in was unfortunate
that Delhi state has failed to protect the lives and properties
of people of Delhi and people have no faith in Delhi Government
after its total failure in improving law and order situation in
Lambasting the Congress government for price rise, its failure
to even basic civic amenities in Rajouri Garden area, Mr. Hit said
that previous candidate had failed to ensure civic amenities including
better roads, constant water supply, underground sewerage and uninterrupted
electricity supply for the residents of the onstituency. He said
that BJP-SAD Government would be committed to upgrade the infrastructure
in this area and to provide qualityand regular basic necessities
for the area.
Mr.Hit promised that he was out to change the face of Rajouri
Garden by providing it all civic amenities, replacing age old street
lights and also tackle the problem of sealing effectively as per
the convenience of general public.
Speaking on the occasion S. Bikram Singh Majithia, Cabinet Minister,
Punjab said that people of Delhi were preparing to celebrate another
Deepawali to mark an end of a decade long dark era of Congress misrule.
He said that the residents of Delhi were so fed up from corrupt
and in efficient government of Congress that they are itching to
put the last nail in the coffin in Delhi.
He said that as the elections was getting nearer and nearer, the
people of Delhi were getting restless to give last parting blow
to corrupt Congress Government by putting seals on SCALE/LOTUS symbols
of BJP-SAD combine.
It may be mentioned here that all the cabinet members of SAD-BJP
Government are fanning through out Delhi campaigning for candidates
of BJP and SAD.
Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal, President Shiromani Akali Dal, Mr. Bikram
Singh Maithia Cabinet Minister Punjab, S. Daljit Singh Cheema General
Secretary SAD & Punjab CM's Advisor, S. Avtar Singh Makkar President
SGPC and Bibi Jagir Kaur former President SGPC are campaigning day
and night to ensure victory of BJP-SAD candidates.
PUNJAB CM MOURNS THE DEATH OF MAJ GEN HIMMAT SINGH & Ex-VC
PAU DR. SUKHDEV SINGH
Chandigarh, November 27, 2008
The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today mourned
the sad demise of the noted defence analyst, a prolific writer and
a former diplomat, Maj Gen Himmat Singh Gill (Retd), who was cremated
here this afternoon.
In a condolence message Mr. Badal recalled his meritorious services
in Defence & Diplomatic circles and described his passing away
as a national loss in general and Punjab in particular being a valiant
son of the soil. His outstanding contribution to decipher sensitive
issues of country's defence and security in common man's parlance
through print media was highly appreciable.
Later in the evening, Mr. Badal called on Mr. Himmat Singh's brother,
Union Minister of State for Sports Mr. M.S. Gill at his residence
to share his heartfelt condolences and sympathies with the members
of the bereaved family.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister also condoled the passing away of
former Vice Chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University Dr. Sukhdev
Singh and appreciated his yeoman service for the modernization of
agriculture and dairy development in the state. Mr. Badal said that
he was a multi-faceted personality being an eminent sugarcane scientist,
able administrator and above all a fine human being.
PUNJAB CM, SUKHBIR AND MAJITHIA MOURNS THE DEATH OF V.P.SINGH
Chandigarh, November 27, 2008
The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today deeply
mourned the sad demise of former Prime Minister India Mr. V.P.Singh,
who passed away in New Delhi after a prolonged illness.
In a condolence message, Mr. Badal said that Mr. V.P. Singh was
a great statesman, seasoned politician, nationalist and a great
human being. Mr. Badal said that Mr. V.P. Singh's demise is a great
lost to the nation in general and Punjab in particular. Mr. Badal
recalled Mr. V.P. Singh's great concern for Punjab when the State
was going through a tragic face. He took the Punjab problem with
utmost gravity and sincerity and treated it with unmatched compassion
going out of his way to provide the much-needed healing touch to
the bleeding hearts in Punjab .
The Shiromani Akali Dal President and Member Parliament Mr. Sukhbir
Singh Badal also conveyed his heartfelt condolences and sympathies
to the member of the bereaved family. Describing Mr. V.P. Singh
as one of the greatest champion of the poor and downtrodden in post
independence history of our country, he said that Mr. V.P. Singh's
services towards the uplift of the lower strata of the society would
be ever remembered by one and all. Mr. Badal also paid glowing tributes
to Mr. V.P. Singh's commitment to politics of integrity and honesty.
Meanwhile, the Information & Public Relations Minister Mr.
Bikram Singh Majithia also condoled the sad demise of Mr. V.P. Singh
and prayed to the Almighty to give strength and courage to all his
nears and dears to bear this irreparable loss and grant peace to
the departed soul.
PUNJAB CM CONDEMNS MUMBAI TERROR STRIKES
CHANDIGARH NOV 27, 2008
The Punjab Chief Minister, Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today condemned
the terror strikes in Mumbai last night.
In a statement here, Mr. Badal described the incidents as "most
tragic and most reprehensible". He said no religion preaches
hatred, violence and killing of innocents"
Mr. Badal also said the nation must stay united and maintain peace
and communal harmony at all costs.
The Chief Minister also hoped that political parties and leaders
would not succumb to the temptation of indulging in any blame game
and would treat violence as "a common enemy of mankind."
Mr. Badal also conveyed his heartfelt condolences to those who
have suffered in the Bombay strikes.No.
PUNJAB SECRETARIAT CULTURAL SOCIETY TO PRESENT BOL
Chandigarh November 26, 2008
The Punjab Secretariat Cultural Society Chandigarh together with
Public Relations Department Chandigarh is organizing its 13th variety
programme 'Bol Punjab De' on the 27th of November at Randhawa Auditoriam
Punjab Kala Bhawan.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesman of the Government said
that Mr. Arunesh Shakir, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Food and
Civil Supplies would be the Chief Guest on the occasion while Mrs.
Gurbinder Chahl, IAS Retd would preside over the function. Mr. Pradeep
Chabra, Mayor Municipal Corporation Chandigarh and Mr. N.K.Sharma,
President Municipal Council Zirakpur would be the special guest
of this programme. Adding further, he said that during the cultural
programme special honor would be given to Mr.Davinder Daman, writer,
director and Mr. Raman Mittal, artist. A souvenir depicting the
activities of the society would also be released.
PUNJAB GOVERNMENT TO HELP BRING LATEST FARMING
TECHNIQUES FOR FARMERS
Becomes Host State of Agro Tech 2008
Chandigarh, November 26, 2008
Agro Tech 2008 will be held here at the Parade Ground, Sector
17, Chandigarh from November 28 - December 1. It will showcase the
latest in agricultural technology, products and allied services.
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the Punjab government
said that the focus of the Punjab Government was to constantly help
the hard-working Punjab farmer to increase yields from his land
and become more prosperous. Hence, Punjab has become the Host State
of Agro Tech 2008 and farmers from all over the State should visit
the Fair to see and take advantage of the latest farming techniques.
"It is the Punjabi farmer who will benefit the most from Agro
Tech 2008 because of his enterprising spirit and his willingness
to try new technologies. Our farmers were the first to translate
agricultural technology into the Green Revolution, recording the
highest growth in food production. The White Revolution made it
the State with the highest per capita availability of milk. The
hard work put in by the Punjab farmer can also be see from the fact
that the total Geographical area of the state is 50.36 lakh hectares,
out of which 42.24 lakh hectares is under cultivation," said
"Our farmers will be able to see how yields are being increased
by farmers in other countries, as nations like Italy , Germany ,
Canada , Spain , UK , Japan and The Netherlands are participating
in the Fair. A number of research institutes will also be present
at Agro Tech 2008 and our farmers can get a lot of their questions
answered by the experts available there," he further added.
"Agriculture is the back bone of not only the State but also
of the Indian economy, and agricultural development is central to
all strategies for planned development. The challenges faced by
agriculture sector can be met only by making the farmers, their
incomes and welfare the main focus of planning. It is our Vision
that the Punjabi farmer continues to be the most prosperous in the
country and our people and State flourish. Agro Tech is a stepping
stone in this direction and I hope our farmers take full advantage
of it," said the spokesman
Agro Tech 2008 will feature concurrent shows – Agri Expo,
Agri Services Showcase, Biotech, Dairy Expo, Farm Tech, Food Expo
and Poultry Livestock Expo. 3 International Conferences and a series
of Kisan Ghostis, covering different sectors of agriculture and
related economy which are likely to spur agri-sector growth in the
country will also be held, added the spokesman.
SHEILA DIKSHIT GOVERNMENT'S ANTI-PEOPLE STANCE SET TO COST IT DEARLY:HIT
Chandigarh November 26, 2008
S. Avtar Singh Hit, BJP-SAD candidate from Rajouri Garden Assembly
Constituency today said that by shirking from full statehood's promise,
nexus with power distribution companies and blue line mafia, pitiable
law and order situation and gross misappropriation of developmental
funds, the Sheila Dikshit led government in Delhi has itself ensured
the pack up of this most corrupt and inefficient government forced
on the people of Delhi.
Addressing a series of election rallies in Khayala, Vishnu Garden,
Tagore Garden and Mukharjee Park areas of Rajouri Garden constituency
S. Hit dared congress party to come clean on these issues as the
people of Delhi had already made their mind to install BJP-SAD government
in the National Capital due to this combine's credibility and efficiency
tested on time to time.
S. Hit said that Sheila Dikshit Government by denying full statehood
to the people of Delhi had itself established that it was not competent
enough to keep law and order situation under control and it has
a lack of confidence to rein in Delhi police despite looting the
people of Delhi for a long period of ten years. Commenting on the
pitiable situation of law and order in the state, S. Hit said that
the life for senior citizens and ladies have become a nightmare
in the city due to constant rise in crime against these two most
vulnerable sections of the society.
He further said that the blue line mafia under the patronage of
present Congress government has made the life of Delhi residents
miserable. Pick pocketing, eve teasing, molestation of ladies, harassment
of senior citizens besides over charging along with misbehaviour
by the unruly bus conductors and drivers of this 'notorious bus
service' were ruling the roost in every local bus and the Congress
government was continuing its 'who cares' approach, S. Hit added.
S. Hit said that private electricity distribution company BSES
by submitting a wrong affidavit in collusion with present congress
government had raised the electricity tariff thrice in last five
years without having any statutory power thereby putting a heavy
burden on the general public which was already suffering due to
high increase in the costs of essential commodities through artificial
inflation created by the economists duo of our Prime Minister and
S. Hit also demanded a substantial decrease in the cost of petroleum
products as the price of crude oil in International market already
dipped $147 to $ 40 per barrel.
S. Hit expressed confidence that the people of Delhi would fully
support and vote for BJP-SAD combine to teach present congress government
a lesson for its anti-people especially anti poor stance in last
MAJITHIA DEMANDS WHITE PAPER ON INFLATION
Chandigarh November 26, 2008
Patron of Youth Akali Dal and Punjab's Youngest Cabinet Minister
S. Bikram Singh Majithia today charged that inflation was artificially
enhanced by the Congress party to benefit certain industrial houses
and Multinational Companies (MNC) for a consideration.
While addressing a number of election rallies in favour of S.
Avtar Singh Hit BJP-SAD candidate from Rajouri Garden Assembly Constituency
,S. Majithia demanded a white paper on inflation, its reasons, its
beneficiaries and its impact on the households of ordinary Indian
citizens. He said that the time has come that people should know
how few people in government and industry joined hands to raise
prices of essential goods. He said that every decision to regulate
and restrict the flow of such goods was taken at highest level to
benefit certain big industrial houses.
He said that UPA government stooped so low that it created artificial
shortage of commodities to keep their prices high in the domestic
market. The concerned Ministries also cooperated with the industrial
lobbies to calibrate import or export of commodities in order to
maintain their high prices in the country at every cost.
Accusing UPA government for collectively looting the country to
the tune of thousands of crores, S. Majithia said that a high level
commission headed by a sitting Supreme Court Judge should also be
set up to investigate the whole scam of artificial inflation and
to nail its major beneficiaries and their patrons.
S. Majithia urged the intelligent voters of Delhi to whole heartedly
support and vote for BJP-SAD alliance candidates to unseat the present
corrupt and inefficient Sheila Dikshit Government to usher in an
era of balanced and over all development in the national capital
besides for creation of a transparent and efficient government fully
committed to the cause of the betterment of general public.