Ludhiana, October 29, 2012: The elections to Ludhiana Effluent Treatment Society (LETS) which envelops the common effluent treatment plant (CETP) affairs are scheduled for November 30.
The nominations are to be filed by October 30.
A group of members have unanimously formed a committee comprising of KK Seth, Lalit Sharma, Subhash Lakra and Ravi Mahajan to shortlist candidates for different posts.
Today, this group held a meeting and press conference in which the name of Gurmit Singh Kular was announced for the post of CEO, Charanjit Singh Vishkarma for the post of secretary, Narinder Bhamra and Jagatvir Singh for the post of directors.
Speaking on the occasion, KK Seth, said their manifesto would focus on electroplating, phosphating, wire drawing and other industries those have polluted effluents by ensuring these to send the total affluent water to JBR and become its members.
“Our focus is to bring momentum and mobility in this clean-up mission with an open mind and doors as a step forward with a move in unanimity, if senior members take initiative to strengthen the drive for eradicating the effluent caused pollution in Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Mohali and other towns in state of Punjab”, said Seth.
Adding, he said there were a total about 865 members who were entitled to cast their vote during elections. He revealed that earlier, there had taken no elections in the last six months. But this time they observed that elections were necessary to the society, therefore, they had requested for the same to Director, Industries, Punjab following which their request was accepted.
It may be mentioned here that the opposite group had already announced their candidates. These are; Avtar Singh (CICU general secretary) for the post of CEO, Rajan Gupta for the post of secretary and Manmohan Singh Ubhi and Rajinder Goyal for the post of directors.
Interestingly, KK Seth group distributed a release to the Press during meeting –cum- press briefing today, announcing their candidates for the posts of chairman, general secretary and two directors. Reacting to this the outgoing CEO Joginder Kumar told City Air News this late evening that one could easily imagine the “capability” of the candidates of opposite group. He said in-fact the elections were to be held for the posts of CEO, secretary and two directors.