Tribune Information Service
Chandigarh, August 5
A gaushala registered at Well being Minister Balbir Sidhu’s Mohali tackle is within the eye of a storm for getting over 10 acres of prime land in a Mohali village.
Whereas Balbir Sidhu has denied any wrongdoing, social activists are alleging foul play. In keeping with info, the land belonging to the Balongi village panchayat has been allotted on lease for 33 years to Bal Gopal Gau Welfare Society, which is registered at Sidhu’s Section 7 home. It’s alleged that the land has been leased on the fee of Rs 25,000 per acre yearly, whereas the market fee is way greater.
Rs 100-cr land usurped, order CBI probe: SAD
- The SAD on Thursday demanded a CBI inquiry into the land “rip-off”, stating the minister had usurped prime land price Rs100 crore within the identify of a belief headed by him
- Demanding fast cancellation of the belief deed, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia requested for a probe into the allotment of the prime land by Rural Improvement and Panchayats Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa
RTI activist Parvinder Singh Kittna has written to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and demanded a vigilance probe into the matter. Kittna mentioned it was a transparent
case of grabbing village panchayat land.
One other activist Satnam Daun mentioned it was not the difficulty of just one village, however land sharks had been eying prime land of a number of villages in Mohali. He alleged the panchayats had been being pressured to go resolutions handy over the land to non-public people.
Have carried out nothing improper
I had promised in my election manifesto to make Mohali stray cattle-free. Have I constructed a home there? I’m spending from my very own pocket to feed the cows. —Balbir Singh Sidhu, Well being Minister
The state Well being Minister denied any wrongdoing and mentioned he had been working for the welfare of individuals. “I had promised in my election manifesto to make Mohali stray cattle-free. Have I constructed a home there? I’m spending from my very own pocket to feed the cows,” he mentioned.
When requested that whereas there was already a government-run cattle shed within the district, why he felt the necessity to get one other one registered in his identify, Balbir Sidhu mentioned the cowshed had failed and a big quantity animals had died of starvation there.