Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal said that the old problems of the country are being vanished gradually and the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 by Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha is a significant step in this direction.

Chandigarh December 12: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal said that the old problems of the country are being vanished gradually and the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 by Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha is a significant step in this direction. He said that in democracy things change and become history and with the abrogation of Article 370, Pakistan would not be able to interfere in the Jammu and Kashmir.

Mr Manohar Lal was speaking after unveiling the Web Portal of Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh. On this occasion, he also released the book entitled Nehru’s Himalayan Blunders - The Accession of Jammu and Kashmir authored by Justice S.N. Aggarwal (Retd.) at Law Bhawan here today.

The Chief Minister said that we got independence in the year 1947 after a long struggle and as a result of the sacrifices made by our great leaders and people. Though there was an atmosphere of joy among the people that time but there was a feeling of pain as well and that was of partition of country.

The Chief Minister also commended the efforts of Justice S.N. Aggarwal (Retd.) to write a book on this topic and said that Justice Aggarwal should also come up with another book on how to undo those blunders.

Earlier, speaking on this occasion, Justice of Supreme Court of India Mr Ashok Bhan (Retd.) said that he knows Justice Aggarwal since 1970. He said that Justice Aggarwal is a hardworking , patriotic and has written many books including one on prisoners who were jailed in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Justice S.N. Aggarwal (Retd.) said that his book Nehru’s Himalayan Blunders - The Accession of Jammu and Kashmir was based on the mistakes in handling the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that due to non efficient dealing of J&K issue, the country and ourbrave soldiers have been bearing the brunt. He said that the problem created by Pakistan in one way or other agitated his mind. He said that Pakistan not only frequently carry out ceasefire violations but also regularly attacked our soldiers. He said that 472 pages book has 45 chapters and it has been published by Garuda Publication, Gurugram. On this occasion, he also announced that he would donate the Royalty coming from his book to Army Welfare Fund for the welfare of soldiers.

Chairman, Bar Council Chandigarh Mr Harpreet Singh Brar described Justice S.N. Aggarwal (Retd.) as a great legal luminary who has written many books earlier also which are well received. He said that the book Nehru’s Himalayan Blunders - The Accession of Jammu and Kashmir is an masterpiece of Justice Aggarwal.

He said that Web Portal of Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh would streamline the dispension of services as people need not to visit Chandigarh as they would get facilities like certificates, death claims, medical claims etc. He said that the web portal would connect all the stakeholders including the colleges. It has support of 8 languages including Punjabi and Hindi. He also thanked Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal saying that he has always been ready to resolve the concern of legal fraternity.

Among those present on this occasion included Advocate General of Haryana Mr Baldev Raj Mahajan , Vice Chairman Mr Gurtej Singh Grewal, Member Bar Council of India Mr Partap Singh and Honorary Secretary Mr Suvir Sidhu, Retd. Judges, Advocates and officer bearers and members of Bar Coucil.

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Director General of Police, Haryana Mr Manoj Yadava has ordered an enquiry by Mrs Bharti Arora, IPS, Inspector General of Police to verify fairness and objectivity of the investigation conducted by Panchkula Police in the matter of FIR No. 95/2019 Police Station, MDC, Panchkula.

Chandigarh, December 12 - Director General of Police, Haryana Mr Manoj Yadava has ordered an enquiry by Mrs Bharti Arora, IPS, Inspector General of Police to verify fairness and objectivity of the investigation conducted by Panchkula Police in the matter of FIR No. 95/2019 Police Station, MDC, Panchkula. The case pertains to allegations of extortion and molestation against officials of Panchkula Police.

Giving further details a spokesman of DGP office informed that a complaint was received in the office of DGP, Haryana in which certain allegations were leveled against the SHO of PS MDC and one Home Guard working in Police Station. Immediately on receipt of the complaint the Commissioner of Police, Panchkula was directed to take necessary action on the complaint leading to registration of criminal case at Police Station MDC Panchkula. The Police acted swiftly and arrested the Home Guard against whom the allegations of extorting money and molesting the Manager of the Beauty Parlour had been leveled. Further, Inspector Ravi Kant SHO of Police Station whose name was figured in the FIR was immediately transferred to Police Lines, Panchkula to ensure objectivity and fairness of the probe. He was subsequently placed under suspension also. Further investigation in the case is being done.

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Haryana Government, on the recommendations of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh, has appointed 24 Judicial Officers by promotion as Additional District and Sessions Judges in the State.

Chandigarh, December 12 – Haryana Government, on the recommendations of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh, has appointed 24 Judicial Officers by promotion as Additional District and Sessions Judges in the State.

These included Mr Sunil Jindal, Civil Judge (SD)-cum-CJM, Sirsa, Mr Rohit Watts, Civil Judge (SD)-cum-CJM, Panchkula, Mr Nishant, Civil Judge (SD)-cum-CJM, Sonepat, Mr Amit Sahrawat, Civil Judge (SD) Gurugram, Dr. Nandita Kaushik, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Faculty Member, Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Chandigarh, Mr Man Pal Ramawat, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Joint Member Secretary, Haryana State Legal Services Authority, Panchkula, Ms Natasha Sharma, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, OSD, Law and Legislative Department, Haryana, Chandigarh, Mr Abhishek Phutela, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Chandigarh, Mr Narender Singh, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Gurugram, Mr Manpreet Singh, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Member Secretary, SSSC, Chandigarh, Mr Vivek Goyal, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Panchkula, Mr Vikas Gupta, Civil Judge (SD)-cum-CJM, Jhajjar, Mr Surya Chander Kant, Civil Judge (SD), Narnaul, Mr Mohit Aggarwal, Civil Judge (SD), Rewari, Ms Nidhi Bansal, Civil Judge (SD)-cum-CJM, Hisar, Mr Sukhpreet Singh, Civil Judge (SD), Palwal, Mr Tarun Singal, Civil Judge (SD), Panipat, Ms Neha Nohria, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Fatehabad, Ms Archana Yadav, Civil Judge (SD), Fatehabad, Ms Mona Singh, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Faridabad, Mr Sunil Kumar-II, Civil Judge (SD), Faridabad, Ms Jyoti Lamba, Civil Judge (SD), Bhiwani, Dr Ashok Kumar, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Jind and Mr Sunil Kumar Dewan, Civil Judge (SD)/CJM, Registrar Real Estate Appellate Tribunal, Haryana, Chandigarh.

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Haryana Police has arrested two persons who were declared proclaimed offenders by the Court in separate cases from Rohtak district.

Chandigarh, Dec 12– Haryana Police has arrested two persons who were declared proclaimed offenders by the Court in separate cases from Rohtak district. Both accused were absconding and evading the arrest for a long time.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of police department said that in a first case, Police has arrested Jaipal, a resident of Sector-10A, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, who was declared proclaimed offender by the Court in year 2017.

Another proclaimed offender Bunty, a resident of Garhi Bohar presently residing at Tilak Nagar Rohtak, was arrested by the Police during a raid. A case relating to Arms Act was registered against him in year 2012. After coming out on bail in the said case, the accused absconded and did not appear in the court. The Court declared him proclaimed offender in the year 2013.

Cases were registered against them and the probe in the matter is underway.

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Hryana Home Minister Mr Anil Vij said that to further improve law and order in the state, recruitment will be carried out in the Police Department soon.

Chandigarh,12.12.19-Hryana Home Minister Mr Anil Vij said that to further improve law and order in the state, recruitment will be carried out in the Police Department soon. For this, directions have been given to make a fresh assessment of the manpower requirement in the police force.

Mr. Vij said that a full review is being done in this regard and appropriate steps will be taken as soon as the report is received. He said that he has been receiving 500 to 600 complaints per day, which are mostly related to the police department. Therefore, information about number of pending FIRs and their pending time period has been sought from all the districts. On receipt of the report, strict action will be taken against the employees or officers concerned after examining the reasons for the delay in investigation. Information related to this can be given by any citizen of the state personally to him. The government is taking concrete steps at every level to break the drug chain in the state, the Home Minister asserted.

The Home Minister said that December 11 has become the golden day in the history of the country with the passing of the Citizen Amendment Bill in both the houses of the country. For this, he congratulated the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi and the Union Home Minister Mr Amit Shah. He said that in the case of Panchkula, SHO has been given ‘Line Hazir’ and the action has been taken against others as per rules. Meanwhile, the woman has also changed her statement in the court. Despite this, the department is conducting a thorough investigation and has been directed to take strict action against the culprits. Mr. Vij said that the problem of students of World College of Medical Sciences and Research, Jhajjar, is being solved. No student has been stopped from taking the exam, so they should keep preparing for their exam.

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Haryana Cooperation, Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare Minister Dr. Banwari Lal will preside over the monthly meeting of the District Public Relations and Grievances Committee at Palwal on December 20, 2019.

Chandigarh, December 12- Haryana Cooperation, Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare Minister Dr. Banwari Lal will preside over the monthly meeting of the District Public Relations and Grievances Committee at Palwal on December 20, 2019.

Giving information in this regard, an official spokesman said that the monthly meeting of the District Public Relations and Grievances Committee will begin on December 20 at 11 am in the Mahatma Gandhi Community Center and Panchayat Bhawan campus.

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Chairman, Hafed, Mr Subhash Katyal inspected Hafed Oil Mill Rewari and also carried out herbal plantations.

Chandigarh, December 12- Chairman, Hafed, Mr Subhash Katyal inspected Hafed Oil Mill Rewari and also carried out herbal plantations.

Mr. Subhash Katyal, after conducting an inspection in the Hafed Sales and Marketing Department, said that as per the directions of the Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal, Hafed should work in the direction of generating highest income, and all out efforts should be made for this purpose.

He directed to achieve the sale target of Rs 3 crore of HAFED products in Rewari and increased it to 5 crore in the next financial year. District Manager and HAFED Oil General Manager assured to achieve the target. He asked to make efforts to increase the existing 4.52 crore profit of Hafed Oil Mill to Rs 5 crore. With this, he instructed to increase the 83 percent utility of the oil mill to 100 percent.

Hafed Oil Mill General Manager Mr Neeraj Tyagi assured to fulfill the demand for installation of filter and automatic leveling machine. Apart from this, he assured to fulfill the demand of making modern sales center in the district office premises and asked to send the proposal to the concerned branch of the headquarters.

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74.69 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy has so far arrived in Mandis of Haryana

Chandigarh, December 12: More than 74.69 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy has so far arrived in Mandis of Haryana as compared to over 73.90 lakh MT of paddy arrived during the corresponding period last year.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department said that out of the total arrival of paddy, government agencies had so far procured over 64.33 lakh MT of paddy whereas the remaining quantity of over 1.03 lakh MT of paddy was procured by the millers and dealers.

He said that more than 35.06 lakh MT of paddy have been purchased by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department whereas, over 19.84 lakh MT of paddy has been procured by Hafed, over 9.37 lakh MT by the Haryana Warehousing Corporation and 4,725 MT by the Food Corporation of India.

He further said that more than 17.49 lakh MT paddy has arrived in mandis of district Karnal followed by over 11.42 lakh MT in district Kurukshetra, over 8.83 lakh MT in district Ambala, over 8.46 lakh MT in Fatehabad, over 7.81 lakh MT in Kaithal, over 7.28 lakh MT in Yamunanagar, over 2.91 lakh MT in Sonepat, over 2.15 lakh MT in Sirsa, over 1.92 lakh MT in Jind, over 1.61 lakh MT in Panchkula, over 1.39 lakh MT in Panipat, over 1.27 lakh MT in Palwal, 1.37 lakh MT in Hisar, 47,872 MT in Rohtak, 14,148 MT in Faridabad, and 8,653 MT in Mewat.

He said that more than 2.69 lakh metric tonnes of bajra has arrived in the mandis of Haryana so far as compared to 1.80 lakh metric tonnes of bajra arrived during the corresponding period last year. Out of the total arrival of bajra, more than 2.67 lakh metric tonnes have been procured by government procurement agencies.