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SAD calls job fair organised by Punjab govt 'bogus'

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

The opposition (SAD) today called the job fair organised by the government "bogus" and asked the Congress-led regime to publish a list of youth who were given jobs during the last one year.

In a statement here, former and said the government was making a laughing stock of itself by claiming that 31,000 youth had been given jobs in yesterday's "so-called" job fair.

"What has actually happened is that the government has taken credit by distributing appointment letters to youth who have already been given employment by the private sector.

Besides, the government has also handed appointment letters to contractual employees who are already employed by it to swell the figures. We demand immediate publication of complete list of all youth given employment in these bogus job fairs along with their addresses as well as emoluments being drawn by them," he added.

Speaking about the foundation stones laid by at yesterday, Grewal said it did not behove of the CM to try to take credit for projects which had been initiated by the previous

The further said the government should not discriminate against the people of and stall development works only because they had been initiated by the erstwhile

"The government should tell the people why it ignored in this manner and immediately release grants to start all stalled development works", he added.

Meanwhile, a report from said the today expelled Iqbal Singh Sandhu, ex-member of the core committee and of the district from the party over anti-party activities.

In a press release, senior said Sandhu was found conniving with the party to weaken the

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 18:35 IST