Thu. Sep 21st, 2023

AMRITSAR: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday stopped his speech halfway at a state-level operate right here after a lady approached the dais requesting to tie a rakhi on his wrist.

The Chief Minister was attending a operate to mark the distribution of appointment letters to five, 714 ladies Anganwadi employees and helpers on the campus of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) right here.

As he was highlighting the cultural significance of the ‘Raksha Bandhan’ competition, a lady from the viewers got here close to the stage and requested the Chief Minister that she needed to tie a rakhi on him to symbolise the love between a brother and a sister.

The Chief Minister politely accepted her request, stopped his speech halfway, and requested her to return on the dais.

As the lady stepped as much as tie the rakhi amid excessive safety, Mann greeted her with an affectionate smile as the lady tied the sacred thread on his wrist.

The Chief Minister additionally blessed her by tapping her on the pinnacle. He additionally gifted her money by borrowing it from somebody sitting subsequent to him.

“I don’t carry cash, ” the Chief Minister stated jokingly.

The Chief Minister was choked with emotion as he resumed his deal with.

Earlier within the day, Mann, taking cognisance of the proposed agitation by income officers in favour of corrupt colleagues, directed strict disciplinary motion towards them.

The Chief Minister stated that inconvenience to the folks on account of the whims and fancies of the income officers won’t be tolerated at any price.

He stated the employees on the deputy commissioners’ places of work together with the income officers are free to go on strike, however any kind of inconvenience to the lots won’t be tolerated.

Mann stated these officers are free to go on pen-down strike, however the authorities will determine whether or not the pen will likely be given again to them.

The Chief Minister additionally stated that there are various unemployed youth in Punjab who’re able to serve the state by taking the pen of their arms.

He then urged the officers to not go on pen-down strike for his or her vested pursuits or in assist of those that are dealing with corruption prices.

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