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Chief minister Bhagwant Mann at the Vidhan Sabha in Chandigarh on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

Punjab assembly passes bill to dissolve state vigilance commission

The Punjab legislative assembly on Friday unanimously passed a bill to dissolve the state vigilance commission, set up two years ago by the Congress government. The state vigilance commission was first set up in October 2006 during the Congress regime. However, soon after assuming power, the Parkash Singh Badal-led SAD-BJP government in March 2007 dissolved it. Following this, the commission was constituted again in November 2020.

Video grab showing some people near the convoy of JD(U) leader Upendra Kushwaha’s convoy near Nayka Tola' in Bihar's Bhojpur district on Monday. (PTI)

JD(U)'s Upendra Kushwaha claims his convoy attacked

Janata Dal (United)'s Upendra Kushwaha, a former union minister, said the people who attacked his convoy had their faces covered. “I will tell you about the motive and the people involved in the incident later,” he said in a tweet.

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