Punjab Governor to go to border districts, govt jittery
Ruchika M Khanna
Chandigarh, January 24
Governor Banwarilal Purohit will proceed on a two-day go to to frame districts, starting subsequent week. That is his third tour to the areas in 10 months.
The go to is believed to be undertaken to watch the coordination between safety and intelligence businesses, apart from taking a suggestions from individuals concerning issues being confronted by them.
The federal government will preserve a detailed watch on the tour.
The final go to by the Governor to frame districts in September had raised some hackles within the authorities as he selected to talk on the rampant smuggling of medication, arms and ammunition and foreign money from throughout the border.
He had additionally identified how unlawful sand mining within the districts posed a threat to nationwide safety. It was after this that the state authorities had banned mining within the areas inside one kilometre of the border and submitted an affidavit within the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom.
It was instantly after the second go to of the Governor to the border districts that relations between him and Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had turned bitter and the previous withdrew his consent to permit the AAP authorities to carry a particular Meeting session.
In line with info accessible with The Tribune, the Governor will go to Pathankot, Gurdaspur and Amritsar on February 1 and Fazilka and Ferozepur on February 2. Throughout his go to to every district, the Governor will work together with sarpanches and outstanding residents.
The state authorities has requisitioned its helicopter at his disposal for the two-day tour. This time, the Governor isn’t going to Tarn Taran however officers and residents from there have been requested to fulfill him in Amritsar.
Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua, who’s coordinating the go to, immediately held a gathering with the officers posted within the border districts. They’d been requested to instantly put together a report on the standing of labor that the Governor had assigned to be accomplished within the border districts throughout his earlier go to.
Will take suggestions
- Governor Banwarilal Purohit will go to Pathankot, Gurdaspur and Amritsar on February 1 and Fazilka and Ferozepur on February 2
- He’ll work together with sarpanches and take a suggestions concerning issues being confronted by residents