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Shaheed Diwas: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann launches anti-corruption helpline

By Jasleen Kaur -- March 23, 2022 1:50 pm -- Updated:March 23, 2022 3:44 pm

Chandigarh, March 23: With a view to weed out graft from the state, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday launched anti-corruption helpline 9501 200 200. This was the first major announcement made by Bhagwant Mann after he took over as the Punjab CM. He had chosen Shaheed Diwas of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh for the launch of the helpline.

This is Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann's personal WhatsApp number. He has asked people to record on video or audio, any instance where graft is being sought and send it on this WhatsApp number.

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has assured that strict action would be taken against those seeking graft. He claimed that there would be no corruption in Punjab now.

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Earlier in the day, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann paid floral tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev at Hussaniwala (Ferozepur) on Shaheed Diwas on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had declared a holiday in Punjab for March 23 on the death anniversary of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.
He said the holiday would allow the people of Punjab to be able to visit Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of Bhagat Singh to pay homage.

A resolution to install a statue of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and BR Ambedkar in the Punjab Assembly was also passed on Tuesday.

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-PTC News

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