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Golf club elections today; Sibia, Gill in fray for top post

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times   Chandigarh, April 27, 2014
First Published: 10:07 IST(27/4/2014) | Last Updated: 10:08 IST(27/4/2014)

Two former presidents Tegvir Singh Sibia (Gogi) and Birinder Singh Gill (Gilly) will fight it out for the top post yet again, when the Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) goes to the polls on Sunday.

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Apart from the duo, 21 candidates are also contesting for the 11 posts of the management committee. The lease issue is once again the main poll issue.

A final decision on the issue, regarding the renewal of lease of around 132 acres Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) land, is pending in the Punjab and Haryana high court after the matter could not be solved amicably between the Club and Chandigarh administration, in spite of the appointment of a mediator by the court.

Around 1,800 regular members of t he cl ub have t he vot i ng rights, but generally around 50% voting takes place.

In the outgoing management committee, Alamgir Singh Grewal (Gar ry), Amarinder Singh Aulakh (Gags) and Jyoti Singh, are contesting again.

PRESIDENT CANDIDATES

Tegvir Singh Sibia (Gogi), Birinder Singh Gill (Gilly).

CANDIDATES FOR MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Jasbir Singh (Jassi), Alamgir Singh Grewal (Garry), Amarinder Singh Aulakh (Gags), Mrs Jyoti Singh, DR GS Kochar, Col SS Gill (Sardul), SPS Ghai (Nippy), Balbir Singh Mangat (Bob), Dr BR Jain, DS Malhotra, Captain Gurdev Singh Bajwa (Merchant Navy), HS Kang, Lt Col HS Sohi (Patialia), IPS Mann, Jaspal Singh Sidhu, Pradeep Kumar Nanda, Rajiv Singh Janjua (Vicky Janjua), Ravinder.

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