Licences for firecracker stalls’ site issued
LUDHIANA: The city police conducted draw of lots for issuing temporary licences to shopkeepers for putting up stalls of firecrackers at the Grain Market site of Salem Tabri area.
Licences for the site were issued to the applicants on Thursday under the supervision of DCP Aashish Chaudhary at the police commissioner’s office. The administration has earmarked 87 sites for the stalls of firecrackers in the Grain Market site, for which 77 persons had applied. Due to less number of applicants, 10 sites were excluded from the draw.
The draw for these sites had been held in the presence of all the applicants. One of the applicants was called to randomly pick two slips, one each from a box containing slips of site names and the other containing names of the applicants. The DCP said that this was done to ensure transparency. He said that draw for the other sites would also be held in this way.
The other sites include the Sector 39-A site opposite Vardhman Mill, Chandigarh Road; fodder market Tajpur Road; Pakhowal Road near Sidhwa Canal; Near Women Polytechnic College; Rishi Nagar; Fodder Market near fire station, Hambra Road and Urban Estate Dugri. The draw for these sites would be carried out on October 15.
DCP Ashish Chaudhary supervising the draw of lots for issuing cracker stalls in Ludhiana on Thursday.