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Tarmala (Muktsar ): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday exhorted the people of state to exercise restraint and observe anniversary of Operation Blue Star on June 6 peacefully. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan programme in Lambi assembly segment here on Sunday, the Chief Minister said that state government was committed to maintain peace, communal harmony and brotherhood in the state at every cost. He said that the state government was keeping a strict vigil over the entire situation and every effort would be made to maintain law and order in the state.
Asked to comment on the proposed agitation of Congress in village Badal on June 18, the Chief Minister said that when the state government was already probing the issue thereby was hardly any need for protest by Congress leadership. Replying to another query, the Chief Minister said that the state government has issued orders for ‘complete weed eradication’ of the Malwa region to prevent the attack of white fly in near future.
The Chief Minister said that he had also asked the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences to review its decision of making centres of the PMET exam in neighboring states. He said that the centers for these exams must be set up within the state as Punjab was having excellent educational infra structure. He also addressed public gatherings in village Bhullerwala, Hakuwala, Bhitiwala, Kandukhera, Tarmala and Dhani Telian Wali during Sangat Darshan program.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Chairman Punjab Agro Jathedar Dyal Singh Kolianwali, Chairman Tejinder Singh Middukhera, Avtar Singh Vanwala, Mandeep Singh Pappi Tarmala, Member State Women Commission Bibi Veerpal Kaur Tarmala, his Special Principal Secretary Dr S Karunaraju, Deputy Commissioner Sumit Jaranghal, DIG Yurinder Singh Hair and SSP Gurpreet Singh Gill.
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