CONG’S KANGRA SUSPENDED AS MEMBER OF SC COMMISSION
SANGRUR: Congress leader Poonam Kangra’s membership of the Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission was suspended on Saturday as she has been charged with abetment to suicide.
Punjab social justice empowermentand minorities additional chief secretary Kirpa Shankar Saroj confirmed Kangra’s suspension from the state SC commission.
“The governor of Punjab is pleased to order the suspension of Poonam Kangra from the membership of the Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes, Chandigarh, with immediate effect,” the order dated June 19 reads.
Kangra, her husband Darshan Kangra and one of her sons Vikasdeep were arrested on June 14 on charges of abetment to suicide and are currently under 14-day judicial custody at the district jail in Sangrur.