Hoshiarpur: A “Samajik Adhikarita Shivir” function was organized today at a marriage palace in Hoshiarpur by the Union Social Justice and Empowerment department. Deputy CM Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal was the chief guest on this occasion.
Deputy Chief Minister along with MoS Vijay Sampla distributed 20 motorized tricycles, 54 tricycles, 38 wheel chairs, 78 hearing aids and 38 artificial limbs to 188 beneficiaries costing Rs. 23 lakh. Sukhbir Badal honoured Mr. Yograj who is 70% blindness on securing 1213 rank in civil services examination and mentally retarded Sukhwinder Singh who have won Silver medal in Paraolympic games held in South Korea.
Punjab Cabinet Ministers Surjit Kumar Jayani and Mr Sohan Singh Thandal, Mr Avinash Rai Khanna Member Rajya Sabha also addressed the gathering. Prominent among others present on the occasion included Surinder Singh Bhulewal Ratthan and Bibi Sukhjit Kaur Shahi both MLAs.