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Ludhiana | MC zonal chief directs officials to clean drains before monsoon onset

By, Ludhiana
May 06, 2022 12:51 AM IST

Further, directions were also issued by municipal corporation (MC) zonal commissioner (Zone-C) Poonampreet Kaur to officials to repair potholed roads to avoid accidents during the rainy season

During a meeting with the councillors and civic body officials on Thursday, municipal corporation (MC) zonal commissioner (Zone-C) Poonampreet Kaur directed the staff to ensure cleaning of sewer and drain lines (road gullies) before the arrival of monsoon.

Poonampreet Kaur, MC zonal commissioner, during meeting with the councillors of Zone-C and other officials in Ludhiana on May 05, 2022. (HT PHOTO)
Poonampreet Kaur, MC zonal commissioner, during meeting with the councillors of Zone-C and other officials in Ludhiana on May 05, 2022. (HT PHOTO)

Further, directions were also issued to repair potholed roads to avoid accidents during the rainy season.

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Kaur also directed the officials to expedite the development work in their respective areas and conduct inspections in labour quarters to keep a check on wastage of water and dumping of plastic waste, which chokes the MC sewer lines, by the residents.

Kaur further directed the officials to issue challans to violators.

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The team of 20 doctors, who provided their services at the camp, was headed by Dr Navdeep Kaur, professor and head, department of public health dentistry. Vice-chairperson S Amarjit Singh was also present at the camp.

Kaur spoke about oral health care, brushing technique and tobacco cessation. The patients were apprised of dental treatments to save the tooth. Free medicines were also provided at the camp.

The management of Jawandsons Private Ltd thanked the team of doctors and emphasised the need of more oral health camps for awareness among the masses.

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Five people were arrested with 142g heroin near Domoria Bridge on Thursday. Police also seized 26,000 from the accused, which they had earned from selling drugs.

The two scooters used by the accused — Sahil of Nali Mohalla, Ravi Kumar of Shahi Mohalla, Naveen Kumar of Ali Mohalla in Jalandhar, and Sarvan Kumar and Rahul Mattu of Peeru Banda Mohalla in Salem Tabri—to reach Domoria Bridge have been impounded.

Assistant commissioner of police (central) Harsimrat Singh said, “Acting on a tip off, we caught the accused while they were supplying the contraband to their customers. Initially, Ravi, Sarvan, Sahil and Naveen were arrested with 102g heroin. They revealed that they had procured the drug from Rahul. Later, we arrested him with 40g heroin.”

A case has been registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act at the Division Number 1 police station.

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