Police personnel deployed around Ladowal Toll Plaza in Ludhiana, in the wake of nationwide protest over farm bills on September 25. Adequate arrangements were made by the police officials to avoid any mishap during the protest. Several farmers' committees have called for Bharat Bandh today. SHO Ladowal said, "All preparations are made, additional forces deployed. Farmer leaders have assured us that protest will be peaceful."
Bharatiya Kisan Union staged protest in Ludhiana on September 15. Thousands of farmers came out on streets to oppose the recent three farm sector ordinances passed by the Union Cabinet. Protesters also blocked the roads and streets. Farmers also staged sit-in protest in Ambala against recent agriculture ordinances.
As the Indian government is busy battling coronavirus outbreak, a number of citizens and organizations are also not behind in extending their support to the needy people who are worst affected by this pandemic. Be it through distributing essential items or providing ambulance services they have been contributing their bit without making any discrimination on the basis of caste and community. Let's take a look at a similar example in Ludhiana city of Punjab.
Ludhiana based IRS officer Rohit Kumar who enjoy spending time with nature, has come up with a unique plan to save the environment and increase the green cover through his micro-forest initiative. He has planted 75 trees so far and the National Green Tribunal and the Municipal Corporation have asked him to plant 300 more trees. He aspires to plant 1000 woods in a year. Ancient Indian plants like Banyan, Peepal, Amla, Neem and Triveni have been planted in the forest. million students are expected to sit for the exams.
In wake of rising COVID infections in the state, Jodhpur district administration and Municipal Corporation launched a campaign in a bid to create awareness among public regarding COVID-19. Posters with the slogans- 'No mask - no entry' and 'No mask - no service' were pasted on vehicles. Jodhpur District Collector said, "Beside strictness, awareness is also necessary to prevent the spread of COVID. District administration, Police and Municipal Corporation are trying to create awareness among people that they won't be allowed at places or given services without masks." State government has also applied Section 144 in the state which prevents people from standing in a group.