December 1, 2012 admin

Badal cancels all public functions in view of State Mourning till December 6


Chandigarh, 1st Dec 2012:– In view of the seven day state mourning declared by the Punjab Government to pay tributes to the late former Prime Minister Mr Inder Kumar Gujral, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal today canceled all his pre-scheduled public functions across the state till December 6.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that these functions included inauguration of CII’s Agro Tech Fair on December 2. However the light and sound program on the legendary Sikh warrior Baba Banda Singh Bahadur by Sikh Virsa Vihar, Amritsar would be organized at Chapparchiri War Memorial in Mohali as per schedule tomorrow but the Chief Minister would not participate in the function. Likewise, the Chief Minister has also cancelled the inauguration of various development projects in Bholath Assembly segment on December 3 besides his two-day Sangat Darshan program in Lambi assembly segment on December 4 and 5. Meanwhile the Chief Minister has also cancelled the inauguration of PHD Chamber’s annual International Trade Expo (PITEX)-2012 at Amritsar on December 6.

But the Chief Minister would attend the inaugural function of Indian School of Business (ISB) at Mohali to be inaugurated by the Union Finance Minister Mr P Chidambaram tomorrow. The fresh dates of these functions which had been either postponed or cancelled due to the state mourning in the respect of departed leader would be announced later on by the Chief Minister’s Office, the spokesperson added.

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