BJP leader and former legislator Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday said that they would leave no stone unturned to work for the welfare of the public while at the same time extending the base of BJP to every nook and corner of the region. “All regions, irrespective of religion or caste shall get a fair deal in development and jobs with no region having hegemony over the other as we are for equitable development of all regions and sub-regions,” Rana said while addressing a rally here.
J&K BJP general secretary (organisation) Ashok Koul stated that BJP had ended an era of discrimination against the Jammu region.
“The party was focussing on developing the whole J&K with state of art projects without any favour or bias. The party is following the footsteps of stalwarts like Pandit Prem Nath Dogra, Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee and other heroes of this land of warriors including Brigadier Rajinder Singh who lived just to serve the nation and the society,” Koul said.
He was addressing a well attended rally at Vijaypur in Samba district where more than 200 activists from National Conference including BDC chairman, block president, district office bearers, councillors, Sarpanchs, Panchs joined BJP.
Joining of these political activists was facilitated by J&K BJP vice-president and former minister Surjit Singh Slathia.
Former J&K BJP president and former Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh, former MP Shamsher Singh Manhas, J&K BJP vice-president Aseem Gupta, general secretary Dr Devender Manyal, former minister Chander Prakash Ganga, J&K executive member Devender Singh Rana, DDC chairman, district and Mandal presidents besides other were also present on the occasion.
Koul said that the BJP with its strong organisational principles had become a party of 17 Cr members and had earned the distinction of being the largest political party. “The party has given us leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has made all of us proud”.
Dr Nirmal Singh said that the paramount development that had taken place in Jammu region was due to the special emphasis of BJP to work on all the loopholes that led to the underdevelopment here. Manhas said, “The collaborative effort by all of us will lead to a new era of peace and progress which will benefit every resident of the region.” Dr Manyal said that BJP was working sincerely to ensure equal benefit to every section of society. Slathia in his address said that all the new entrants, who pledged support for the BJP, would work dedicatedly to strengthen the party. He said that all the new entrants would contribute positively in the development of the region.
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Jammu Policeman-cum-Rapper Booms in Reality Show, Leaves Judges Stunned
Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel who fought terrorism are full of talent. In a show named Hunarbaaz on a private channel in Mumbai, the rap of police personnel Jeevan Kumar also stunned the judges.
The judges include actresses Parineeti Chopra, Karan Johar and Mithun Chakraborty. Talent has reached from all over the country in the show. However, for several days before the show, the channel ran a rap account promo of Jeevan. J&K is proud to have Jeevan on this big show. Senior police officers are calling and congratulating Jeevan.
Constable Jeevan Kumar’s raps have been a new sensation on the internet media for two years. From top police officers to filmmakers, he has fans. Living in Chak Jarala, about 25 km from Jammu’s international border, Bishnah Jeevan’s father is a farmer, and mother is a homemaker. Jeevan told the judges that he is the first and foremost son of Mother India. It is my duty to protect it. Singing songs is his hobby. All the judges on the show liked his rap.
“I hope he will definitely make it to the next round. He eased his memories and said that the 30-second rap, which went viral first, has made me famous. In which he is telling about the flight of dreams. He said that my officers also encourage me, everyone likes it,” Jeevan said.
Over 300 docs, paramedics test positive in Jammu district
Over 300 doctors and the members of paramedical staff of the Health Department, who comprised the COVID-19 sampling teams in different locations in the Jammu district, have contracted the infection.
Officials said that even as the sampling had been intensified with the deployment of over 53 teams by the Health and Medical Education Department across the district, many of the team members who were involved in collecting samples of the suspected COVID patients from different places, also tested positive.
“Over 300 doctors and paramedical staff members of the health department were found infected with the virus,” said a senior official.
“We are deploying doctors and other medical staff in shifts. After seven days of isolation and medical care, the doctors and other members of the staff are joining duties. After they resume, others infected with the virus proceed on leave for seven days,” he added.
“Somehow, we are managing the sampling which is undergoing in an aggressive manner across Jammu district. We have also deployed six teams for thermal screening of the people at the venue of the main Republic Day function,” the official said.
These teams will remain deployed there till January 29. Besides, the official said, “We have deployed 19 teams at Jammu Airport and 24 teams at Railway Station to sample people on their arrival.” “Around 100-150 samples are collected from Jammu airport and 800 from Jammu railway station as a routine exercise,” the official added.
Meanwhile, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Jammu J P Singh, while speaking to the media, expressed concern over, what he said, “casual approach of the people towards the deadly virus.”
“Despite instructions, they were not reporting to the Chest Disease Hospital at Bakshi Nagar and DRDO Jammu for triage-test,” he said.
“The people with severe illness (comorbidity) and aged having symptoms of COVID19 should come to CD Hospital Bakshi Nagar and DRDO Hospital at Bhagwati Nagar for their medical check-up instead of getting treatment in home isolation,” he said.
He said that the aged and people with comorbidity should approach these hospitals soon after they developed symptoms or they contracted infection so that timely medical care could be provided to them. Another official informed that around 109 infected people were admitted to MCH, DRDO Jammu and GMC Jammu’s COVID care ward. “We have a capacity to admit around 817 infected people in these hospitals and accordingly, the capacity would be increased,” the official said asserting that the majority of the infected people were in home isolation, unlike last year.
Pertinently, the Jammu district has around 59 micro-containment zones while 15 locations were de-notified after the recovery of the infected people.
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